Key information sources. Update to the Iwi COVID-19 #3

As the current COVID-19 situation continues to develop, we wanted to link you to some key information sources that you can share with whānau.

We are at Level 3 and moving to Level 4 at 11,59pm tonight (Weds 25 March). At this point, only essential services will operate.

The government has confirmed that  

Food will always be available – production will continue, distribution will continue, supermarkets will continue. You will always have access to food.

Medicines will always be available.

Healthcare for those that need it will be available.

Your usual financial support, like benefits, will continue as normal.

Remember, whatever you do must be solitary. Only spend time with those who you are in self-isolation with, and keep your distance from all others at all times.

Sources of current and correct information:

1. This site provides an All of Government update which is updated on a regular basis and covers a wide range of issues from Public Health, Border Control, Economic Matters, Education, Workplace, Welfare, Travel and Infrastructure matters, etc.

You can also sign up for a daily newsletter of COVID national-level information here:

2. provides for all health updates and announcements – including information about Covid-19 cases

3. Follow the Unite Against Covid-19 Facebook page to get the most recent and accurate information.

You can find out more about the Alert Level system here:

The more informed we all are the more effective we can be at mitigating the spread of Covid-19, stay safe and well. 

He waka eke noa.