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COVID Level 1

Alert Level 1 is now in place for all of New Zealand.

Quarantine-free travel from some Australian states will resume from 11.59pm (NZT) on 4 July.

This includes ACT, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. Negative pre-departure tests will be required to enter New Zealand.

(AS AT 2:00PM Tuesday, 29 June 2021)

 

(Information on Alert Levels can be found here)

 

 

29 June 2021

Wellington (including Wairarapa and Kāpiti Coast) joins the rest of New Zeland in Alert Level 1 from 11:59pm on Tuesday 29 June 2021 (tonight).

Quarantine-free travel from Australia - New Zealand will lift the travel pause to allow travellers from South Australia, ACT, Tasmania, and Victoria to travel to New Zealand from 11.59 p.m. on Sunday, 4 July, 2021. Restrictions, such as negative pre-departure tests, may apply.

WATCH:  the full announcement from COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield 

 

 

27 June 2021

Alert Level 2 is extended for the Wellington region until 11:59pm on Tuesday 29 June 2021. The area includes Wairarapa and Kāpiti Coast. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1.

Quarantine-free travel from Australia is paused until 11.59pm (NZT) on 29 June.

WATCH:  the full announcement from COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield 

 

23 June 2021

At 4:00PM Wednesday 23 June 2021, Wellington moves to Alert Level 2 (including Wairarapa and Kāpiti Coast). The rest of New Zealand stays at Alert Level 1.

WATCH:  the full announcement from COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield 

 

WELLINGTON REGION

You can find up to date information about LOCATIONS OF INTEREST HERE

For additional advice about Alert Level 2 in the Greater Wellington Area HERE

 

NEW ZEALAND 

You can find more information about Alert Level 1 here.

Travel is not restricted under alert level 2, but anyone who has been in the Wellington region over the weekend should keep alert level 2 behaviours if they go elsewhere.

 

To keep up to date with COVID-19 announcements go to https://covid19.govt.nz/

To ensure your project is adhering to the ScreenSafe Guidelines for the Alert Level in your region go to https://screensafe.co.nz/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

SCREEN SECTOR

ScreenSafe issued this COVID 19 Wellington Update just prior to the Level 2 Announcement. 

All productions need to ensure they are operating to the ScreenSafe COVID-19 Health & Safety Standard Protocols as they relate to your region and Alert Level. Visit the ScreenSafe COVID-19 page for the full toolkit and information on how to apply the Alert Levels to your production.

 

12 March 2021

At 12:00PM Friday 12 March 2021, Auckland joins the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1.

WATCH:  the full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 22 February 2021

 

NEW ZEALAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 1 here.

To keep up to date with COVID-19 announcements go to https://covid19.govt.nz/

To ensure your project is adhering to the ScreenSafe Guidelines for the Alert Level in your region go to https://screensafe.co.nz/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

5 March 2021

At 06:00AM Sunday 7 March 2021, Auckland moves to Level 2, the rest of New Zealand moves to Level 1.

WATCH:  the full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 22 February 2021

 

AUCKLAND - you can find more information about  Alert Level 2 here.

REST OF NEW ZEALAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 1 here.

To keep up to date with COVID-19 announcements go to https://covid19.govt.nz/

To ensure your project is adhering to the ScreenSafe Guidelines for the Alert Level in your region go to https://screensafe.co.nz/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

27 February 2021

At 06:00 Sunday 28 February 2021, Auckland moves to Level 3, the rest of New Zealand moves to Level 2.

WATCH:  the full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 22 February 2021

 

AUCKLAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 3 here.

REST OF NEW ZEALAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 2 here.

To keep up to date with COVID-19 announcements go to https://covid19.govt.nz/

To ensure your project is adhering to the ScreenSafe Guidelines for the Alert Level in your region go to https://screensafe.co.nz/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

  

22 February 2021

Auckland is now at Alert Level 1.

Auckland has joined the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1.

WATCH:  the full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 22 February 2021 (announcement begins at approx. 12:35)

A reminder that at Alert Level 1, face coverings legally must be worn:

  • on all public transport, including on long-distance bus and train journeys and most ferries
  • on domestic flights throughout New Zealand
  • by taxi and ride-share drivers — while it’s not compulsory for passengers to wear them, we strongly encourage you to.

NEW ZEALAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 1 here.

To keep up to date with COVID-19 announcements go to https://covid19.govt.nz/

To ensure your project is adhering to the ScreenSafe Guidelines for the Alert Level in your region go to https://screensafe.co.nz/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

 

18 February 2021

Auckland is at Alert Level 2, the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1

These Alert Levels will be reviewed on Monday 22 February 2021.

WATCH:  the  full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield 17 February 2021

AUCKLAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 2 here.

REST OF NEW ZEALAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 1 here.

To keep up to date with COVID-19 announcements go to https://covid19.govt.nz/
To ensure your project is adhering to the ScreenSafe Guidelines for the Alert Level in your region go to https://screensafe.co.nz/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

15 February 2021
Alert Level changes in response to 3 community cases of COVID-19

Auckland is at Alert Level 3, the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2

Auckland is now at Alert Level 3 until midnight Wednesday 17 February. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2 for the same period.

ScreenSafe have published an Alert Level 3 Guidance (15 February 2021)

AUCKLAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 3 here.
REST OF NEW ZEALAND - you can find more information about Alert Level 2 here.

 

 

19 November 2020
Face coverings on public transport in Auckland and on all domestic flights
From 11:59pm on Wednesday 18 November, face coverings legally must be worn:

  • on all public transport to, from and through Auckland — including on long-distance bus and train journeys, as well as Auckland ferries
  • on domestic flights throughout New Zealand
  • by Auckland taxi and ride-share drivers — while it’s not compulsory for passengers to wear them, we strongly encourage you to. 


21 September 2020
 
Auckland will move to Alert Level 2 with no extra restrictions at 11:59pm on Wednesday 23 September. This means people in Auckland will be able to attend social gatherings, funerals and tangihanga in groups of up to 100 people.  You legally must wear a face covering when travelling into, from or through Auckland on public transport or aircraft.

Living at Alert Level 2 / Current Alert Level: Rest of New Zealand is in Alert Level 2, and will move to Alert Level 1 at 11:59pm on Monday 21 September.

Living at Alert Level 1: You legally must wear a face covering when travelling into, from or through Auckland on public transport or aircraft.