Update: 12th March 2021


Kia ora whānau,

As of midday today, Auckland joined the rest of New Zealand/Aotearoa at Alert Level 1.

This is great news, but we still need to be ready in case COVID-19 reappears in our community.

To keep yourself and others safe, please read the information below to learn more:

At Alert Level 1, face coverings legally must be worn:

- on public transport

- on domestic flights

- by taxi and ride-share drivers — while it’s not compulsory, we strongly encourage you to.

There are exemptions for some people and services. For more information visit

Maintain good hygiene. Keep up good handwashing practices, cough and sneeze into your elbow and keep surfaces clean.

Keep track of where you’ve been and who you've seen. Keep on scanning!

If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, stay home and call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453 to see if you need a test.

Please visit the Ministry of Health website for up-to-date information:


Nga Mihi,