The next phase of our COVID-19 response
New Zealand’s COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights) has ended. With case numbers low, it is safe to remove most COVID-19 rules from 13 September 2022.
What you need to know
If you live with someone who has COVID-19, we recommend you do a rapid antigen test (RAT) each day for 5 days.
Support for mental health
Where to find help, plus mental wellbeing tools to help people recover from the impact of the pandemic.
COVID-19 sector guidance
Education providers (external link)
Staff, students and whānau can find information on Te Mahau, part of the Ministry of Education.
Sports and recreation (external link)
Clubs, event organisers and others can find information on the Sport NZ website.
Primary industries (external link)
Employers and workers can find advice on the Ministry of Primary Industries website.
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