COVID-19 in Auckland

Read below for updates on COVID-19 in the Auckland region and news about council services and support.

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COVID-19 14 Apr 2022

Auckland is at Orange – here’s what you need to know

As of 11.59pm on Wednesday 13 April, Tāmaki Makaurau and the whole of Aotearoa is at the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework’s traffic light system.

COVID-19 1 Nov 2021

COVID-19: Financial support available if you are struggling

If you are worried about paying your rates, there are options available to you to make life a bit easier.

COVID-19 4 Apr 2022

Council updates vaccination approach and requirements

Vaccine passes are not needed at council sites and facilities from 5 April. Masks, physical distancing and staying home when sick are still vital.

COVID-19 28 Mar 2022

Council reviews approach to vaccination for staff

With traffic light and mandate changes coming, we're reviewing our vaccination policies.

COVID-19 24 Mar 2022

Changes to our vaccination approach

Government changes to the Red settings under the COVID-19 Protection Framework effects some of our sites and services. Updated guidance will be available on our website from 11.59pm on Friday 25 March.

COVID-19 14 Mar 2022

Building consent services impacted by Omicron

Omicron is affecting some aspects of our building consents work, requiring us to adapt and prioritise. 

COVID-19 24 Feb 2022

Check before you go

Visit our website for daily updates on adjustments to services or facility closures due to Omicron.

COVID-19 14 Feb 2022

Vaccination for children: Local board chair urges parents to make science-based decision

Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Chair Apulu Reece Autagavaia is urging parents to talk to medical experts and learn more about vaccination for children.