Keep up to date with Aotearoa New Zealand’s response to COVID-19.
The traffic lights (COVID-19 Protection Framework) protect Aotearoa New Zealand from COVID-19, while allowing people with My Vaccine Pass more freedoms.
Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by following the latest health advice and not sharing unreliable information.
Everyone in in Aotearoa New Zealand aged 5 and over can get their free COVID-19 vaccination now. You can get a booster if it has been at least 4 months since your second dose.
Testing for COVID-19 and contact tracing are 2 important ways to help manage COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand.
There is support and advice available if you test positive for COVID-19, and you need to self-isolate.
To travel within New Zealand or arrive here from overseas, you may need to have a vaccination status certificate, get a pre-departure test or enter isolation.
Shops and retail outlets can open at Green with no restrictions.
All shops and services, including outdoor markets, banks and takeaway-only businesses, can operate at Green.
Shops can choose whether they operate with My Vaccine Pass requirements. If they do, you will need to show your My Vaccine Pass.
There are no limits on the number of people that can be inside.
Everyone will always be able to access essential services like food, regardless of their vaccination status.
Access to basic need services
If a retail shop provides a close-proximity service, like make-up application or clothes fittings, then they need to follow advice for close-proximity businesses. The rest of the store only needs to follow the retail rules.
Close-proximity businesses at Green
Scan the NZ COVID Tracer QR code or keep a record of where you go. This will help with contract tracing for any cases in your community.
Even though we are a highly vaccinated country, COVID-19 can still spread in our communities. Slow the spread of the virus by keeping up healthy habits.
Keep up healthy habits
Retailers can find more detailed information at business.govt.nz.
Advice for retailers | business.govt.nz. (external link)
Display posters to let everyone know what My Vaccine Pass requirements are in place at your business.
Download My Vaccine Pass posters
21 January 2022
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