Auckland is at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm 23 September 2020.
The rest of New Zealand (that includes Ōpōtiki) is at COVID-19 Alert Level 1 from 11.59pm 21 August 2020.
During the first lockdown Alert Levels 4 and 3 we focused on ensuring delivery of essential services, our emergency response, business as usual where possible, the beginnings of a response to help us recover, and ongoing work on our major projects such as the harbour development.
COVID-19 Information, help and support
The government's covid19.govt.nz website contains information on COVID-19, health and mental well-being support and advice, financial support and jobs and training information, business support and resources and community support,
Protect your customers and staff in Level 1. Display an official QR code poster wherever people enter your premises to support contact tracing. Create your QR poster now.
For a list of local and national support available check our Community support and services page.
COVID-19 and rates
If you are experiencing financial difficulties and may have trouble paying your rates on time there is a range of resources that may be of help. For a list of available options see our Rates page.