Taranaki will move to Alert Level 2 at 11:59pm tonight (14 February) until midnight Wednesday (17 February)
Following the Prime Minister's announcement, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm tonight (14 February) until midnight Wednesday (17 February).
Taranaki and the rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2 for the same period.
At Alert Level 2 all businesses may remain open if they can do so safely and follow public health protocols. Alternative ways of working are encouraged where possible. All schools remain open.
Everybody should continue to practice good hygiene and social distancing, use the Covid Tracer app, and stay home and get tested if sick. Masks and face coverings must be worn on public transport.
For more information please see the Unite Against Covid-19 website(external link).