COVID-19 in Auckland

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Updated 18 November 2021
COVID-19 18 Nov 2021

COVID-19 support for Auckland businesses

We know elevated alert levels put a lot of added pressure on businesses. Find out what support is available to Auckland businesses below.

Mayor 17 Nov 2021

Goff: Border announcement provides welcome certainty for Aucklanders

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has strongly welcomed the government’s announcement that Aucklanders will be able to travel outside of the city from Wednesday 15 December.

COVID-19 12 Nov 2021

Enjoying our first weekend at Alert Level 3, Step 2

On Wednesday, Aucklanders woke up to a few more freedoms as the region shifted to Alert Level 3, Step 2. Under the new rules, retail can reopen with health measures such as physical distancing and mask wearing in place, as can some of our public facilities including libraries and museums.

COVID-19 11 Nov 2021

New rapid response COVID-19 recovery fund approved

A COVID-19 recovery fund has been approved by Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee, with the balance from this year’s Regional Community Development grants programme to fund Rapid Response COVID-19 Recovery grants.

Mayor 8 Nov 2021

Mayor Goff welcomes increased freedoms, thanks Aucklanders for getting vaccinated

Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to move Auckland to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Step 2 from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November will be welcomed by Aucklanders.

Council news 5 Nov 2021

Preparing Auckland for Alert Level 3 Step 2

Ahead of what will hopefully be the last weekend at Alert Level 3 Step 1 for Aucklanders, Auckland Council is preparing more of its facilities for a new set of eased restrictions.

Mayor 1 Nov 2021

Mayor Goff on government’s announcement of Level 3 Step 2 in Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the announcement today that retail outlets and institutions like libraries and museums will likely reopen to the public from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November.

COVID-19 1 Nov 2021

Consultation begins with Auckland Council workforce on vaccination policy

Auckland Council has begun a two-week consultation with its employees on a proposed approach to COVID-19 vaccinations.