Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Update: 12 August 2020 

New Zealand's Alert levels will change today at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August. Auckland region will move to Alert Level 3 at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August 2020. It will remain at Alert Level 3 for at least 3 days.

The ELA will be closed during Alert Level 3 and all teaching will be online. Exam candidates will be rescheduled to an alternative date/time.

We are taking this very seriously and, along with the University, monitoring this every day. Our focus is on our staff and student health and safety. We will be guided by the New Zealand Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education.

If you're sick or feeling unwell, stay home. Please don't socialise and practice social distancing rules. If you have symptoms of cold or flu, please call your doctor or Healthline at 0800 358 5453 and get advice about being tested. If you have been told to self-isolate, please do so immediately.

Read more information and to ensure that you are following official guidelines on what Alert Level 3 means HERE, please visit If you have further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email Further updates will be provided via Canvas for students.