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COVID-19 information: Tauranga is currently at Alert Level 1. All our facilities and venues are open and services are operating as normal. Find out more.

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COVID-19

New Zealand is now at Alert Level 1

All our facilities and venues are open and services are operating as normal. If you are flying out of Tauranga airport, face coverings are required on all domestic flights from Thursday 19 November.

 

View the most up to date information on the New Zealand Government’s response to COVID-19 

From 19 November 2020 until further notice, face coverings are required:

  • on all domestic flights
  • when travelling to, from or through Auckland on public transport, including long-distance bus.

View the latest Ministry of Health information for the latest updates, information and advice including number of confirmed cases.

Our services and facilities

See below for what's happening with council services and facitlies at each alert level.

At every level, we will maintain our essential services such as drinking water, wastewater, rubbish collection, animal control and essential roading and safety repairs.

If a service or facility is not listed, this means there are no changes to its normal delivery.

We will continue to keep this up to-date as government changes around alert levels are announced.

  • Offices, facilities and venues open
  • Face coverings are required on all domestic flights
  • Offices, facilities and venues open
  • Some staff working remotely
  • Events managed under gathering restrictions
  • Offices, facilities and venues closed
  • Most staff working remotely
  • Public open spaces may be used
  • Public camp sites, jetties and boat ramps closed
  • Meetings and public engagement held remotely
  • Events cancelled
  • Regulatory and licensing services conducted remotely
  • Offices facilities and venues closed
  • All staff working remotely
  • Playgrounds and exercise equipment closed
  • Public camp sites, jetties and boat ramps closed
  • Events cancelled
  • All gatherings cancelled – only family bubble can attend funerals
  • Transfer stations/ solid waste disposal facilities open to essential service waste operators only
  • Meetings and public engagement held remotely
  • Regulatory and licensing services conducted remotely

Our city's recovery

We are working to a plan to assist Tauranga through COVID-19. Our plan has three key elements: assist our communities and businesses, adapt our services, and stimulate our city's recovery. 

Find out more about our recovery plan

WBOP COVID-19 recovery fund

TECT, Acorn Foundation, BayTrust and Tauranga City Council are offering COVID-19 funding support to help western Bay of Plenty community groups survive the medium-term impacts of COVID-19. The fund is designed to aid the longer-term rebuild of the community sector. 

How to apply


Last Reviewed: 18/11/2020

Keep track of where you’ve been

Fast and effective contact tracing helps prevent further spread of COVID-19. Use the NZ COVID tracer app or the NZ COVID tracer booklet

It’s important to keep track of:

  • where you went
  • when you went there
  • who you met.

All of our offices and facilities have COVID tracer app QR posters

COVID tracer app QR posters

Council services at Alert Level 1

Posted: 21 September 2020

At 11.59pm tonight, Tauranga will move to Alert Level 1.

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