This section provides the latest updates, information and advice on COVID-19.
Melbourne community case
See our latest media release and Quarantine-free travel: Contact tracing locations of interest.
See also the Section 70 order.
Travel from very high risk countries
The Government has created a new ‘very high risk country’ category that will reduce the risk of high numbers of infected people flying to New Zealand. See the Travel from very high risk countries section for more information.
Quarantine-free travel with the Cook Islands and Australia
Separate quarantine-free travel arrangements are now in place with the Cook Islands and Australia. See the Advice for travellers page for more information.
All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1
- You are legally required to wear a face mask or covering on all public transport and flights throughout New Zealand.
- For more information about Alert Levels, see the Unite Against COVID-19 website.
Anyone who has cold or flu symptoms, including muscle aches and fatigue, should get a test and stay home until you have a negative test result. Find your local testing facility on the Healthpoint website.