Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Government sources providing guidance and support to the public as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) to help you stay informed and help to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.

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

Information for employees and employers

Here you will find information around workplace preparedness, Wage Subsidy Scheme, changes to an employee's work arrangements, and essential workers and businesses.

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

Information for small business

Here you will find information for importers and exporters, tax obligations, travel and a number of links to key information being provided by other government agencies.

Coronavirus: Information for businesses(external link) — business.govt.nz

Information for landlords and tenants

Here you will find information for tenants and landlords about your rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - what landlords and tenants need to know(external link) — Tenancy Services

Information on health and safety

If you have health concerns, information and advice about coronavirus is available from the Ministry of Health.

Covid-19 (novel coronavirus)(external link) — Ministry of Health

Healthline has a free dedicated phone number for health advice and information about coronavirus, including registering self-isolation. You can call 0800 358 5453, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access to interpreters is also available. For international SIMS, call +64 9 358 5453.

Information on building and construction

Here you will find information about essential business for the building and construction sector.

Coronavirus: Information for building and construction(external link) — building.govt.nz

Workplace guidance for Science Services

Workplace guidance for Science Services under Alert Level 3 — Restrict

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Last updated: 04 May 2020