COVID-19

New Zealand is at Alert Level 1

Noia’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and warm Pacific greetings to our Pacific communities across Aotearoa New Zealand. 


Key things to remember at all Alert Levels

Scan in with the NZ COVID Tracer app to track your movements
  • We should all continue to keep track of where we’ve been and who we’ve seen to assist with rapid contact tracing if it is required.
  • The NZ COVID Tracer app has been updated to include Bluetooth tracing technology. Bluetooth tracing allows you to receive an alert if you have been near another app user who tests positive for COVID-19.

Learn how to keep track of where you’ve been

  • Businesses and public transport providers must display the NZ COVID Tracer QR code posters to support their customers with contact tracing.
  • Help your people keep track of where they’ve been by displaying an NZ COVID Tracer QR code poster.

Get the NZ COVID Tracer QR code poster


Practise good hygiene 

Continue the good hygiene habits that has helped restrict the spread of COVID-19 so far:

  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow
  • Clean or wipe surfaces regularly

Stay home if you're sick 

If you have a cold or flu symptoms, you should stay home and call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.


Wear a mask or face covering on public transport

It is mandatory to wear a mask or face covering on public transport including airplanes. It helps keep you and others safe while you are out and about.

Quarantine-free travel with Australia

From 19 April 2021, you can travel between Australia and New Zealand without having to go into a managed isolation facility.

More information

Find out more about the Alert Levels at Covid19.govt.nz
See COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
Find out how MSD may be able to  help you with essential costs 
Find out when you can get a vaccine