Legislation and key documents

Find legislation and key documents about New Zealand's COVID-19 response.

COVID-19 Public Health Response Act orders


Revoked and expired

Health Act notices


Revoked and expired

Epidemic Preparedness Act notices

Civil Defence Emergency Management Act notices

National transition period

State of national emergency declarations

Civil Defence Emergency Management Group directions

Proactively released information

The Government publicly released documents relating to decisions as part of its response to COVID-19. The release includes the papers, minutes and key advice for the decisions the Government has made relating to COVID-19 up to 17 April.

Proactively released documents

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet also proactively released briefings on behalf of Hon Peeni Henare, Minister of Civil Defence.

Briefings on the State of National Emergency for COVID-19 (external link)

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