COVID-19 media conference — 30 August 2021 at 4pm

Watch the media conference with government officials and ministers at 4pm.

Media conference

The COVID-19 media conference starts at 4pm.


  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
  • Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield

You can watch the livestream here.

Update on cases for 30 August

There are 53 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today. All 53 cases are in Auckland. This brings the total number of active cases in the community outbreak to 562.

The total number of community cases in Auckland is now 547 and in Wellington it is 15.  

The total number of active cases being managed in New Zealand is currently 603.

There is one new case and one historical case of COVID-19 in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities.

Update on today's cases | (external link)

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