COVID-19 UPDATES

Alert level change for Wellington

Alert level change for Wellington

Recap of current announcements An Australian traveller from Sydney who visited Wellington from Saturday, 19 June to Monday, 21 June has tested positive upon his return to Australia Wellington will move to Alert Level 2 at 6pm on Wednesday, 23 June until 11.59pm on...

Advice on COVID-19 in Australia

Advice on COVID-19 in Australia

NSW exposure sitesNSW Health has issued a public health alert after an individual who had visited a number of locations in southern NSW later returned a positive COVID-19 test on return to Melbourne. Anyone who was at a location of interest and is now in New Zealand...

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

Everyone in New Zealand, no matter citizenship or visa status, will be offered the vaccine. There will be enough vaccine for the entire population to be vaccinated and no one will miss out. The vaccine is free.   Health and safety of COVID-19 vaccine Medsafe only...

Eastern Bay COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Eastern Bay COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

For our Māori and Pasifika Kaumātua and whānau most at risk, call NOW to book in for your COVID vaccination.   Whakatāne Call 0800 829 001 Kawerau Call 0800 829 001 Ōpōtiki Call your doctor in Ōpōtiki   If you are in Group 3 (people who are at risk of...

Whakatāne COVID-19 Testing Centre

Whakatāne COVID-19 Testing Centre

As we head into winter it’s important that anyone with cold or flu symptoms should stay at home and get a COVID-19 test. You should continue to stay at home until you have received a negative test result.   Free testing is available at the Whakatāne Community...