COVID-19 support

MBIE has several services providing guidance and support as part of the response to COVID-19.

The information on these pages will be kept up to date as new information becomes available.

New government information

The Government has announced a new COVID-19 Protection Framework to replace the existing Alert Level System when it is safe to do, supported by COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates.

The Alert Level System is still in place and businesses and people should continue to follow all current Alert Level rules.

The Government has also announced an economic support package for businesses, see the full announcement on the Beehive website:

Business boost to transition to new COVID framework(external link) –

For further information about the COVID-19 Protection Framework and COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates please see the Unite Against COVID-19 website:

The COVID-19 Protection Framework(external link) — Unite against COVID-19

Information for employees and employers

Here you will find guidance for employees, employers, and businesses around COVID-19 alert levels and the workplace. There is information around leave and pay entitlements, and modifying employment agreements during COVID-19.

COVID-19 and the workplace(external link) — Employment New Zealand

Information for small business

Here you will find guidance about workplace activities at different alert levels and financial support for businesses.

COVID-19: Information for businesses(external link) —

Information for landlords and tenants

Here you will find information about your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or tenant at different Alert Levels.

COVID-19 - information for landlords and tenants(external link) — Tenancy Services

Information on building and construction

How to prepare for different COVID-19 Alert Levels if you’re in the building and construction sector, a retailer or supplier to the sector, work for a council, or are a homeowner or renter requiring work to your property.

COVID-19: Building and construction sector guidance(external link) —

Immigration information

Information for all travellers, student visa holders, migrant workers and employers.

COVID-19(external link) — Immigration New Zealand

Keeping COVID-19 out of New Zealand

Managed isolation and quarantine plays an important part of keeping COVID-19 out of our communities.

Managed isolation and quarantine(external link)

More information

For all other information on the government’s response to COVID-19, visit the COVID-19 website.

COVID-19 website - New Zealand Government(external link)

Last updated: 10 December 2021