Alert Level Two - 12 August 2020

At noon on Wednesday 12 August 2020, our Waikato region will move back into Alert Level 2.
Auckland will move into Alert Level 3 at the same time, for at least three days. More updates will follow.
Here's what this means for the Waikato:
• Only essential travel to/from Auckland
• Don’t panic buy. Waikato businesses are open with social distancing in place.
• Keep a 2 metre physical distance and wear a mask when in public when you can’t distance.
• Stay home if you’re sick, wash your hands, cough or sneeze into your elbow, clean surfaces
• If you are sick call your GP or Healthline 0800 611 116 to book a free COVID-19 test, and get tested if asked
• Keep a record of where you have been.
The most up to date all of government information and guidance for recovery can be found at
The official Ministry of Health website is still the main source of all up-to-date New Zealand COVID-19 health information and advice.