COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

This section provides the latest updates, information and advice on COVID-19.

Current situation


New Zealand’s vaccination rate has reached 92 percent for first doses and 85 percent for second doses. Find out more about COVID-19 vaccinations on the Unite Against COVID-19 website.

COVID-19 cases

There are active cases of COVID-19 in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Hawke’s Bay, Lakes, MidCentral, Northland, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa and Wellington. Anyone who returns a positive COVID-19 test is required to remain isolated or quarantined as directed (see Section 70).

See more on our Current cases page and in the latest News and media updates.

Locations of interest

View the locations of interest and advice on what to do on our contact tracing locations of interest page


View the latest information about COVID-19 testing on the Unite Against COVID-19 website. Find testing locations: in Auckland or nationwide.

COVID-19 Protection Framework

Read about the new COVID-19 Protection Framework on the Unite Against COVID-19 website.

Alert levels

Auckland is at Alert Level 3 Step 2.

The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.

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