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Auckland and parts of Waikato are at Alert Level 3. Rest of NZ is at Alert Level 2.

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

Auckland and parts of Waikato are at Alert Level 3. Rest of NZ is at Alert Level 2.

This page was last updated on Friday 22 October, 2021


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.

Regularly check locations of interest to see if you need to get tested. 
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Alert Level status

Auckland is at Alert Level 3 with some restrictions eased. This will be reviewed on Monday 18 October.

Alert Level advice for Auckland

Parts of Waikato remain at Alert Level 3.

This will be reviewed on Friday 22 October.

Advice for Waikato

What to do at Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 2 there is a low risk of community transmission. We need your support to protect New Zealand and eliminate COVID-19.

What to do at Alert Level 2

Find out the Alert Level for your region

The COVID-19 Protection Framework

The Government has announced the next stage of the COVID-19 response plan to provide a pathway out of lockdown and give vaccinated New Zealanders more freedom.

Introducing the COVID-19 Protection Framework