New Zealand is at Alert Level 1(external link)
Face coverings can help reduce the spread of Covid-19. At Alert Level 1, face coverings legally must be worn on all public transport.
Keep track of where you've been
Use the covid tracer app. It helps to protect yourself, your whānau and our community by enabling faster contact tracing. Here's details on how to download the app to your phone(external link)
All businesses must display a QR code poster
If you require a QR code poster or hygiene posters for your business, see the resources on Covid19 website(external link)
The Covid19 website has all the information you need Covid19 website(external link)
- Wash your hands thoroughly and cough/sneeze into your elbow.
- Stay home if you're unwell and contact your GP practice.
- Scan QR codes everywhere you go and turn on Bluetooth tracking.
Council facilities and services
All our facilities, venues and services are operating under Alert Level 1 restrictions.
At every alert level, we will maintain our essential services such as drinking water, wastewater, rubbish collection, animal control and essential roading and safety repairs.
Key contacts and sources of information
Healthline 0800 358 5453
Government helpline 0800 779 997
Need to talk? Call or text 1737
Latest information on the government's Covid-19 website
Covid-19 Council services and facilities
Our facilities, venues and services are operating under Level 1
Covid-19 rates relief
Rates relief options that might help households and businesses hit hard by Covid-19.
Register for contact tracing
Easy secure online form to register your details for Covid-19 contact tracing
MoH current cases
Information about cases of Covid-19 in NZ
Response & Recovery Plan
Rau Tipu Rau Ora a living document that will be reported on and refined as progress is made and Tairāwhiti’s recovery priorities evolve.