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Covid-19 information

Information updated on 12 September 2022

Latest updates



  • The Government has ended the traffic light system in its Covid Protection Framework from 13 September.
  • Face masks continue to be an important protection, but they are not required except in healthcare settings like hospitals, pharmacies and care homes.
  • Next to vaccination and being boosted, the Government says a face mask is the best defence against Covid.
  • If you get Covid, you still have to self-isolate for seven days, but members of your household only need to take a daily RAT test.
  • Keep up the healthy hygiene, for example one metre physical distance when in social situations and wash your hands often.
  • More information on how to stay safe.



  • Looking after our staff and customers comes first.
  • As always, we’ll be following the official Government advice as we work to keep delivering services for our residents.
  • All NPDC facilities are open and face masks are no longer required.
  • For more information please call us at 06-759 6060 or email enquiries@npdc.govt.nz.