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.
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
Together we're uniting against COVID-19. If you're concerned that something may breach the rules, you can report it to the COVID-19 Compliance Centre. This includes if you know of someone who is not complying with isolation or quarantine requirements.
COVID-19 Compliance Centre(external link) — Unite for the recovery
Visitors and tourists in New Zealand
Everyone travelling in New Zealand should consider returning home as soon as they are able to.
Travel information for all travellers, student visa holders, migrant workers and employers:
COVID-19(external link) — Immigration New Zealand
Go to covid19.govt.nz for information about: