On 16 April 2020 the Prime Minister announced what life will look like in New Zealand at Alert Level 3.
A decision on whether New Zealand will move to Alert Level 3 will be made on 20 April 2020. Once the decision to move to Alert Level 3 has been made, more specific information will be made available.
For more information about what Alert Level 3 means for workers and businesses in New Zealand, visit:
It’s also important for employers to think about how they can operate safely at each alert level, based on their individual circumstances.
Up-to-date employment information
For the most up-to-date guidance on employment during the COVID-19 pandemic, read through the information on our website. Guidance about employment under Alert Level 4 still applies. These webpages will be updated regularly as new information becomes available: