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Auckland is at Alert Level 4, and the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.

We need your support to protect New Zealand and eliminate COVID-19.

Auckland is at Alert Level 4, and the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.

Alert Level status

This page was last updated on Monday 13 September, 2021

Auckland is at Alert Level 4, and the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.

Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Tuesday 21 September. It will remain at Alert Level 4 until then.

The Government will confirm this decision on Monday 20 September.

We need your support to protect New Zealand and eliminate COVID-19. 

Auckland will remain at Alert Level 4 for at least 2 weeks. Northland will remain at Alert Level 4 until at least 11:59pm on Thursday 2 September.

  • Everyone must now stay home.
  • You can only leave home to shop for groceries, access necessary healthcare, get a COVID-19 test, exercise in your local area or go to work if you are working in an Alert Level 4 service, and you cannot work from home.
  • Only make physical contact with those in your household bubble. 

Do not worry, during this time you will be able to access all the essentials you need, including medicine and food. 

What to do at Alert Level 4

What to do at Alert Level 2

Find out the Alert Level for your region


Regularly check locations of interest to see if you need to get tested.
 
Find locations of interest


If you have COVID-19 symptoms, call the dedicated COVID-19 Healthline:

For any other health concerns, call the general Healthline number on 0800 611 116. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.