Unsure about getting vaccinated?

More than 90,000 Border, MIQ workers and their families, Frontline health and emergency workers and others in Groups 1 and 2, have now received their first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. If you’re unsure about getting the Covid-19 vaccine watch, Rose Nimorata, a Clinical Specialty Nurse and trained vaccinator, based in the Hutt Valley. […]

Vaccine rollout for Wellington region has begun

The staged roll out of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has started for Group One (Border, MIQ workers and their families) and Group Two (Frontline health and emergency workers, Older Pacific and Māori people living with whānau and the people they live with, and people living in long-term residential care) in the Wellington region and around […]

COVID-19 vaccine rollout groups

Learn more about who’s in each group for our vaccine rollout. These dates are estimates — the actual start times will depend on when vaccines are delivered. Changes may also happen if we get new information that affects how the rollout will work. https://covid19.govt.nz/health-and-wellbeing/covid-19-vaccines/getting-a-covid-19-vaccine/how-our-vaccine-rollout-will-work/ The 4 Groups are: Group 1 — Now onwards -Border and […]

Alert Levels update

All of New Zealand is now at Alert Level One. For more information about Alert Levels, see the Unite Against COVID-19 website. Wear a face covering especially on public transport. This helps stop droplets spreading when someone speaks, laughs, coughs or sneezes. Keep contract tracing. Scan everywhere you go. Anyone who has cold or flu symptoms, including […]

Stop the spread of Covid – What you can do to help keep NZ safe

If you’re wondering what you can do to help, here’s a few simple tips: Keep following the same basic Covid safety messages we’ve always followed. Keep using and scanning the Contact Tracing QR codes as a routine, safety-first habit. If there is a community outbreak, Contact tracing makes it much easier to limit and control […]

Alert Level- 2

Tonight the Prime Minister and Director General of Health announced that New Zealand will be changing alert levels, Auckland to Level 3 and the rest of New Zealand to Level 2, following three positive cases of COVID-19 in the community.  Wellington will be at  Alert Level 2 and this will run through till midnight on Wednesday 17th February. This means social distancing […]

Prevention is the best defence – Covid Testing Stations in your area

If there is an outbreak in the community,  it would be good to know where the community based testing stations are nearest you.  Click on these links to find out: Hutt   CCDHB  Wairarapa DHB Of course, it is always best to call the free Healthline first – 0800 358 5453 to see if a COVID […]

Covid-19 updates in different languages

Following the resurgence of COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand and the impact it is having on our Pacific communities, it is essential we consider the information we are receiving. The Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) has put together a half hour special programme focusing on Sela Alo, the General Manager of PMN, and his journey of surviving […]

Wellington Regional Emergency Management office

At Alert Level 1 we all need to be ready in case COVID-19 reappears in our community. What you need to know: •Controls at the borders remain for those entering New Zealand•Stay home if you’re sick•If you have cold or flu symptoms, get a test•Maintain good hygiene practices•Face-coverings help keep you and others safe•Keep track […]

Planning or Holding an event?

Attending different events such as Kilikiti, Touch or Volleyball tournaments is a key priority for many people and families over the summer period. Here’s how you can help with ensuring our communities, and travellers to our region, stay safe from COVID-19. Key COVID-19 tips for running your event Please encourage all participants at your event […]