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The COVID-19 Protection Framework

News story
Friday 22 Oct 2021

Auckland will shift into the red light setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework on Friday, 3 December 2021.  Read about the COVID-19 Protection Framework here.

How each business sector needs to operate in the new framework

Interim sector-specific guidance about how to operate under the COVID-19 Protection Framework is available here. This includes information on capacity restrictions, safety measures and requirements around vaccinations. 

General support for tourism, hospitality and retail

Information, advice and support are available for many industries that are feeling the impacts of COVID-19. We have included details of industry groups below.


Industry group: Tourism Industry Aotearoa


Industry group: New Zealand Hotel Owners’ Association


Industry groups:

Restaurant Association
Hospitality Association


Industry group: Retail NZ