Alert Level 2 information

New Zealand has a 4-level COVID-19 Alert System, with each Alert Level outlining the measures we need to take to keep us all safe. Learn more about what Alert Level 2 means for you and your business below.

Unite against COVID-19

More information about what life and business will look like at Alert Level 2 when we move to it. Learn more

Workplace operations at Alert Level 2 -

An overview of what workplace activities are permitted, and ways in which you can operate under Alert Level 2. Learn more

Hospitality New Zealand

Interim guidelines for hospitality at Alert Level 2, including guidance on areas from Food Safety, customer contract tracing, to managing orders and payments, gathering limits and physical distancing. Learn more

Restaurant Association of New Zealand

Guidelines for hospitality businesses operating at Alert Level 2. Learn more

Accommodation guidelines

TIA has established a range of guidelines for accommodation providers to apply at Alert Level 2. Learn more

Price increases at Alert Level 2

Information if you are considering a price increase for your service or product as a result of COVID-19. Learn more

Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Standards for Alert Level 2 operations for tourism activities across New Zealand. Learn more

Worksafe Alert level 2 plan 

All businesses operating under Alert Level 2 must have a  COVID-19 safety plan that sets out how they’ll operate safely. Learn more about developing your plan here


Health and Safety COVID-19 Standards and Protocol for the film industry. Learn more

NZ Construction Protocols  

SiteSafe have developed Level 2 protocols which will be in effect from 14 May. Learn more

Small business cashflow scheme  

Information on the loan scheme available for small businesses (50 or fewer full-time equivalent staff). Learn more

Ministry for Education

What education will look like at Alert level 2. Learn more

Support for organisations interacting with International students in response to COVID-19. Learn more

Support for international students in response to COVID-19. Learn more

Road Transport Forum

Advice for freight operators for operations at Alert Level 2. Learn more

Primary Industries

FAQs about COVID-19 and primary industries operating at Alert Level 2. Learn more


Protocols for operations in the construction sector. Learn more

Travel Industry information

Guidelines & Tools for businesses preparing to reopen in the travel industry. Learn more

Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment

A collection of resources to support business operations at Alert level 2. Learn more

Cleaning and disinfectant products

At Alert Level 2, high hygiene standards are required to keep us all safe. Here are some of the businesses that can supply bulk disinfectant and spray bottles. If you know of others, please let us know so we can add them to the list below:

Southern Hospitality - 0800 503 335

OfficeMax - 03 214 7257

NZ Safety Blackwards - 0800 660 660

Bidfood, Invercargill - 03 214 9994

Farmlands - 03 211 1955 

Clean-Biz - 03 218 8169

Trents (to existing account holders) - 03 218 7059

Farm Source - 03 218 9067 

It is recommended that you make contact with the business directly to check they have what you need.

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