Traffic Light System
Our region will enter the orange level of the traffic light system. This means we will need to follow the guidelines under the orange level, which are:
At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system.
At this setting, whānau can continue to do everyday activities. There are some restrictions in place to limit the spread of the virus and protect vulnerable people, but you can go to work, school, gyms, church, restaurants, and many more places.
Most businesses can open with no restrictions on numbers if they choose to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements, and only allow fully vaccinated people to enter.
If they choose not to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements, there will be limits on the number of people who can be in a venue at one time.
Gatherings like tangihanga and weddings will be limited to 50 if vaccine passes are not used, otherwise there is no limit.
As with Red, at Orange you will be legally required to provide your My Vaccine Pass to enter places that have vaccination requirements in place, this will not include basic needs services such as supermarkets, public transport, and essential health care.
You can learn more about Orange on the Unite Against COVID website.
My vaccination Pass
so here is the link to sort your vaccination pass at https://mycovidrecord.health.nz/. You will need an email address and a form of identification for the process (passport, driver’s license, or birth certificate). Having your pass saved to your phone is convenient for when you will need to be using it. If you are unable to access your pass online, you can ring 0800 222 478 to request a physical copy.
Download your vaccine pass and have it ready to use so you can keep going to your favourite places
Take your mask wherever you go and be ready to wear it
Scan in wherever you go.