Keep up to date with Aotearoa New Zealand’s response to COVID-19.
With COVID-19 case numbers trending downwards, a highly vaccinated population, and increased access to antiviral medicines, most COVID-19 rules and border restrictions have ended.
Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by following the latest health advice and not sharing unreliable information.
COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone aged 5 and over. They’re also available to tamariki from 6 months who are at greater risk of severe illness if they were to get COVID-19.
Testing for COVID-19 and isolating when you test positive are 2 important ways to help manage COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Information for air and sea travellers about entering and leaving New Zealand.
We have removed the NZ COVID Tracer app. It is no longer available from Google Play and Apple store.
Google and Apple are ending technical support for the Bluetooth function of the NZ COVID Tracer app in September 2023.
We have many digital initiatives underway, including contact tracing tools for future pandemics or infectious disease outbreaks, as features of other apps.
Removing the app from service aligns with other countries’ decisions to remove contact tracing apps.
15 August 2023
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