Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation
Update: 13 November 2020
The Ministry of Health has provided a further update in regard to the Auckland CBD community case which was confirmed on the 12th November. The source of this case has now been identified and can be genomically linked to the Defence worker who was infected at a quarantine hotel.
This means that Auckland remains at Alert Level 1 and as of Saturday 14th November, the Auckland CBD can reopen.
In line with this update, the ELA will reopen from Saturday 14th November for all students and staff. This includes for all classes, exams and tests.
Please continue to use the COVID-19 tracer app, wear masks on any public transport and wash your hands regularly. If you have visited any of the locations in question, you should get a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether you are symptomatic or not.
For more information about COVID-19 and a list of the locations in question, see HERE
New Zealand Support Services
New Zealand Immigration Contact Centre helpline for specific coronavirus related immigration queries: 0508 225 288 (within NZ) or +64 9 952 1679 (outside NZ).
New Zealand Ministry of Health dedicated coronavirus helpline: 0800 358 5453 (or +64 9 358 5453 for overseas SIMs).
The 0800 number is free to call, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will be staffed by members of the National Telehealth Service with interpreters on hand to help with translation.
New Zealand Ministry of Health online:
- New Zealand Ministry of Health COVID-19
- New Zealand Ministry of Health on Facebook @minhealthnz
- New Zealand Ministry of Health on Twitter @minhealthnz
Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas: SafeTravel COVID-19
International information: World Health Organisation (WHO) COVID-19