This section provides the latest updates, information and advice on COVID-19.
COVID-19 cases in the community
As at 25 October 2021 there are 1256 active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand, including 1223 community cases that are being managed.
Anyone who returns a positive COVID-19 test is required to remain isolated or quarantined as directed for 14 days (see Section 70).
Locations of interest
View the locations of interest and advice on what to do on our contact tracing locations of interest page.
New vaccination requirements to enter New Zealand
From 1 November 2021 all non-New Zealand citizen travellers who arrive in New Zealand by the air border will need to be fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated it may be possible to get an exemption in very limited circumstances. Find out more.
COVID-19 Protection Framework
Read about the new COVID-19 Protection Framework announced on 22 October 2021 on the Unite Against COVID-19 website.