Hospitality venues at Orange

Hospitality venues, such as cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, can open at Orange.

Key points

  • Hospitality venues can open.
  • You do not need a My Vaccine Pass.
  • You do not need to wear a face mask at indoor or outdoor hospitality venues.
  • Public-facing workers at indoor hospitality venues must wear face masks.

Hospitality venues can open

Hospitality venues, such as cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, can open at Orange.

  • There are no limits on the number of people who can be at the venue — either indoors or outdoors.
  • You do not have to be seated to be served.

Takeaway services

Food and drink services that only offer takeaway, like coffee carts and food trucks, should follow the rules for retail.

Shopping and services at Orange


Face masks

You do not need to wear a face mask at indoor or outdoor hospitality venues. You are encouraged to wear a face mask in public indoor settings wherever it is practical.

Public-facing workers at indoor hospitality venues must wear a medical grade face mask.

Find a full list of where you must wear a face mask:

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)

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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