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- 02 Jun 2020
- 01 Jun 2020
- 31 May 2020
- 30 May 2020
- 29 May 2020
- 28 May 2020
- 27 May 2020
- 26 May 2020
- 25 May 2020
The Government has announced an increase to the number of people who can gather together at Alert Level 2.
The Government has announced a 12-week payment to support people in this situation.
- 24 May 2020
- 23 May 2020
- 22 May 2020
- 21 May 2020
- 20 May 2020
The Ministry of Health has released the NZ COVID Tracer app to support contact tracing in New Zealand.
- 19 May 2020
- 18 May 2020
- 17 May 2020
- 16 May 2020
- 15 May 2020
- 14 May 2020
- 13 May 2020
- 12 May 2020
- 11 May 2020
The Government has announced that New Zealand can safely move out of Alert Level 3 at 11.59pm on Wednesday 13 May.
- 10 May 2020
- 09 May 2020
- 08 May 2020
- 07 May 2020
The Government has released more information on how Alert Level 2 will work.
- 06 May 2020
- 05 May 2020
- 04 May 2020
- 02 May 2020
The Government has announced more support for tertiary learners to access digital devices and internet connections.
- 01 May 2020
The Government will provide interest free loans for a year to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 economic shock to support their immediate cashflow needs
Find out what financial support you could access.
- 30 Apr 2020
A significant package of tax reforms will be pushed through all stages in Parliament today to throw a cash flow lifeline to small to medium enterprises (SMEs).
- 29 Apr 2020
The Ministry for Social Development has announced several initiatives to help connect employers and job seekers.
- 28 Apr 2020
The Government has launched a new helpline to provide all NZ businesses with advice and to connect them with additional support.
- 27 Apr 2020
- 26 Apr 2020
Guidance around what Alert Level 3 means for people over 70 and other higher-risk groups is now available.
- 25 Apr 2020
The Government has extended the COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme ahead of the move to Alert Level 3.
- 24 Apr 2020
You and your bubble can come together to mark religious events such as Ramadan.
- 23 Apr 2020
The Government has announced a new $50 million package to support the media industry through the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 22 Apr 2020
It is okay to go into your business premises now to do limited, safe activities to begin preparing for Alert Level 3.
The government is asking people to stay home for Anzac Day to reduce transmission of COVID-19.
- 21 Apr 2020
- 20 Apr 2020
The Government has announced that New Zealand can safely move out of Alert Level 4 lockdown at 11.59pm on Monday 27 April.
- 19 Apr 2020
- 17 Apr 2020
- 16 Apr 2020
The Government has released more information on how Alert Level 3 will work.
- 15 Apr 2020
The Government has announced a set of new relief measures for small and medium-sized businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government is making further support available for Kiwis wanting to look after their mental wellbeing as a result of change and uncertainty from COVID-19.
- 14 Apr 2020
The Government has announced a support package to help tertiary education students to continue their studies.
Treasury has released a new report describing a number of scenarios showing the potential impact of COVID-19 on the New Zealand economy.
- 13 Apr 2020
- 12 Apr 2020
- 11 Apr 2020
- 10 Apr 2020
Supermarkets will be closed on Good Friday, but some will be open on Easter Sunday.
- 09 Apr 2020
All travellers entering New Zealand from midnight 9 April 2020 are required to undergo fourteen days of managed isolation.
Any mobile phone, smartphone or digital device that can access the internet on major mobile networks can access this website for free, or at little cost.
- 08 Apr 2020
The Government and business are working together to develop a plan for how tourism will operate in a post-COVID-19 world.
Preparations are well underway to support schools and students with distance-learning when term 2 begins on 15 April.
For news prior to 8 April please click here for official updates.