COVID-19 media conference — 13 November

Watch the COVID-19 media conferences with government officials and ministers.

Media conference


  • Minister for COVID Response Hon Chris Hipkins
  • Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay.

Recent news

25 November

An Air New Zealand staff member has tested positive for COVID-19 while in China. The Ministry of Health is following public health protocols and investigating this case as if this were a confirmed case in New Zealand.

This person visited several places on Friday 20 November and Saturday 21 November before they left New Zealand.

Locations of interest, and what you should do if you visited them (external link)

12 November

The Ministry of Health confirmed a community case of COVID-19 in Auckland.

Latest update on the new community case

Support and advice

If you are concerned about the recent COVID-19 case in Auckland, you can call Healthline for support and advice about getting tested.

0800 358 5453

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