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What you need to know today:

Turuki Health going street to street in Ōtara, South Auckland to engage with whānau. Source: Te Tai-awa o te Ora

Current Traffic Light Setting FOR AOTEAROA - ORANGE

  • Aotearoa is at Phase 3 of the Omicron response. At Phase 3, the focus is on safely managing COVID-19 at home. Learn more about Phase 3 and what it means for you here.
  • Life at Orange:
  • Click here for more information about life at Orange.
  • There are no capacity limits for indoor or outdoor events, gatherings or hospitality venues. 
  • You do not need to wear a face mask indoor or outdoor hospitality venues. However, face masks may still be required at many indoor locations. Face masks continue to be required on public transport. 
  • Face masks are encouraged, but not required, inside at school. 
  • There remains no government requirement for businesses to require vaccine passes. Some business may still choose to require your My Vaccine Pass. 
  • Vaccine mandates are removed, except for health and disability, aged care, corrections and border workforces. 
  • You no longer need to scan in at businesses.
  • COVID-19 is still in our communities, e te whānau. Remember to keep up healthy habits to protect yourself and your whānau.

Vaccinations & Boosters

  • Rangatahi aged 16 and 17 can receive their booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine, as long as it has been six months after their second dose. 
  • Whānau eligible to get their booster shots are encouraged to do so. Those aged 18 and over are eligible for a booster shot three months after their second dose. Find more information on the Ministry of Health website.
  • Tamariki aged 5 to 11-years-old are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • To find a vaccination clinic near you head to

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Message from our Minister

This is a one-stop portal for COVID-19 support information and the Māori vaccine rollout, including what iwi and Māori organisations are doing around the motu. We direct you to key information such as, Whānau Ora support, business help, and contacting your food bank. We use trusted sources so you and your whānau can access the services and support that you need. Kia kaha everyone.

Minister for Māori Development
Willie Jackson

COVID-19 Statistics

521,164 (91%)

No. of Māori with 1st dose

504,308 (88%)

No. of Māori with 2nd dose

Number and % of doses of eligible Māori 12yo+.
Source Ministry of Health.

236,385 (53%)

No. of Māori Boosted (18yo+)

40,899 (35%)

No. of Māori 5-11 y/o with 1st dose

COVID-19 cases are for all of Aotearoa.
Source Ministry of Health.

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Te Puni Kōkiri is government’s principal policy advisor on Māori wellbeing and development.

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