New Zealand moves to Orange from midnight 13th April
This afternoon, COVID Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced that New Zealand will move to traffic light setting Orange from 11:59pm tonight, Wednesday 13th April.
The same guidelines around isolation and managing COVID-19 still apply. For more guidance visit here.
A quick summary of Orange settings:
- There will be no limit for outdoor gatherings.
- There will be no limit for indoor gatherings.
- You do not need to wear a face mask outdoors.
- Other face mask rules remain unchanged – Remember research shows that mask-wearing reduces new COVID-19 cases by 53%
You can read more about life at Orange, and what this means for you here. The next review of the traffic light settings will be in mid-May.
We are also here to support you, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with our advisory team if you would like further information on the Covid-19 restrictions and how they impact you. Give us a call on 0800 555 339 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that our HazardCo communications are guidance as per the official Government, Ministry of Health, and WorkSafe New Zealand advice.
The HazardCo Team