COVID-19 in Auckland

Read below for updates on COVID-19 in the Auckland region and news about council services and support. For full information on Auckland Council facility closures, visit

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Public toilets open under Alert Level 4

While the Auckland region is in Alert Level 4, Auckland Council will continue to provide essential services to Aucklanders, including support for essential workers and members of the community.


Auckland Council update ahead of another weekend in lockdown

Auckland Council is reminding Aucklanders to stay home and stay local this weekend while the region remains at COVID-19 Alert Level 4.


Auckland Council asks Aucklanders to stay safe this weekend

Auckland Council is reminding Aucklanders to stay safe and in their bubbles ahead of the first weekend of spring.


Mayor Goff calls for Aucklanders to get vaccinated to beat COVID-19, with vaccinations now open for everyone over 12

“From today, everyone in New Zealand over 12 is eligible for vaccination against COVID-19. The latest community outbreak shows that people of every age including the young are affected, and the best protection against the disease and its spread is to be vaccinated,” the Mayor says.


Mayor Goff: Aucklanders understand importance of staying the course against COVID-19

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says that most Aucklanders, while not liking the extension of Alert Level 4 in the city, would understand the necessity for it.


Mayor Goff meets with Pacific leaders to discuss COVID-19 response

Mayor Phil Goff and councillors Alf Filipaina, Efeso Collins and Josephine Bartley have led a virtual fono (meeting) with Pacific leaders to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on Pasifika people in Auckland and how the council could help with accelerating the vaccine rollout, providing welfare support and combatting racism.


Respect your Maunga during lockdown

Each time Tāmaki Makaurau locks down, the Tūpuna Maunga Authority sees the community enjoying our beautiful ancestral mountains in increased numbers when getting their exercise.