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.
Public facilities, like libraries and zoos, can open at Orange with restrictions.
Public facilities can open, with capacity limits are based on 1-metre distancing.
Examples of public facilities include:
Some public facilities may choose to operate with My Vaccine Pass requirements. If they do, you will need to show My Vaccine Pass at the facilities. Check before you go.
Scan the QR code or keep a record of where you go. This will help with contact tracing for any cases in your community.
You must wear a face mask at public facilities, excluding swimming pools.
Wear a face mask
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
Public facilities can find more information at business.govt.nz.
Public facilities guidance | business.govt.nz (external link)
Local government can find more information at dia.govt.nz.
COVID-19 Local Government Response Update | dia.govt.nz (external link)
26 January 2022
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