Hospitality venues at Orange

Hospitality venues, such as cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, can open at Orange with no restrictions if everyone has a My Vaccine Pass.

With My Vaccine Pass

Hospitality venues, such as cafes, bars, restaurants (excluding takeaway-only businesses) and nightclubs, can open at Orange with no restrictions if they follow My Vaccine Pass requirements.

If a hospitality venue chooses to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements, only people with a My Vaccine Pass are allowed to be there. This includes delivery drivers, and people who are picking up their own takeaway orders.

  • There are no limits on the number of people who can be at the venue.
  • You do not have to be seated to be served.
  • Children under the age of 12 years and 3 months do not need to provide a My Vaccine Pass to enter places with a vaccination requirement.

Takeaway services

Food and beverage services that only offer takeaway, such as coffee carts and food trucks, should follow the rules for retail.

Retail at Orange

Businesses that offer food and drink on site, as well as a takeaway option for customers without My Vaccine Pass, will need to operate as a hospitality venue.

At these businesses, if you do not have My Vaccine Pass you must collect your takeaways in a contactless way, and must not go inside.

Scan in or keep a record of where 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.

Without My Vaccine Pass

If a hospitality venue chooses not to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements, it can open for takeaway only and should follow the rules for retail.

Retail at Orange

Scan in or keep a record of where 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.

Where you must wear a face mask at Orange

Face masks help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

There are some places where you must wear a face mask:

  • on domestic air transport services
  • public transport
  • arrival and departure points of public transport services
  • retail
  • public venues/facilities (not swimming pools)
  • pharmacies
  • veterinary services and animal health and welfare services
  • courts and tribunals
  • specified social services
  • the public area of premises operate by NZ Post Limited
  • premises operated by a central government agency, a local authority, or NZ Police
  • anyone who is not a patient or worker of a health service other than pharmacies
  • public-facing workers (paid and non-paid) at food and drink businesses and services, including within events
  • workers (paid and non-paid) at close-proximity businesses
  • workers (paid and non-paid) at gatherings, excluding performers and formal speakers.

We encourage you wear a face mask whenever you leave your home, including at the gym, hairdresser, and at work.

At events, workers (excluding performers where it is impractical) are strongly encouraged to wear face masks.

When to wear a face mask

Keep up healthy habits to protect us

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

More information for hospitality businesses

Hospitality businesses can find more detailed information on business.govt.nz:

Food and drink service guidelines | business.govt.nz (external link)

When you are ready to check your customers' and visitors' My Vaccine Pass with the NZ Pass Verifier app, you can display these posters to let everyone know.

Download My Vaccine Pass posters

Takeaway businesses, such as coffee carts and food trucks, can find more detailed information on business.govt.nz:

Retail guidelines | business.govt.nz (external link)

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