Find out how to work at different COVID-19 Alert Levels if you work in the building and construction sector or for a council, are a retailer or supplier to the sector, or are a homeowner or renter requiring work to your property.
Alert levels 1-4: what it means for you
Find out how to prepare for different COVID-19 Alert Levels if you’re in the building and construction sector, a retailer or supplier to the sector, a homeowner or renter, or work for a council.
The rules outlined for the building and construction sector are only applicable to certain types of work. Building and construction work is any design, manufacture, supply, consent, inspection or building work necessary for the construction, repair or maintenance of buildings and other structures, including siteworks.
Alert Level 3 for building and construction
Building and construction can continue under Alert Level 3 with health and safety requirements in place.
Alert Level 2 for building and construction
Level 2 includes restrictions to keep workers safe and limit customer interactions to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Business travel for building and construction
Find out about travelling in or out of COVID-19 Alert Level 3
Criteria for permitted travel in and out of Alert Level 3
Under Schedule 5 of the Public Health Order, you can only travel in or out of Level 3 if you meet strict criteria.
Health and safety
Under all Alert Levels operating businesses must put appropriate health and safety controls in place, including physical distancing at levels 2-4. Every operating business must record details on these measures in a COVID-19 control plan.
COVID-19 Health and Safety
Find out what health and safety measures you must have in place under all COVID-19 Alert Levels.
Expanded vaccination eligibility for building and construction
The Government has expanded the list of essential workers eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
Water and ventilation system safety in reoccupied buildings
Ensuring water system safety in reoccupied buildings under COVID-19 restrictions.
Bringing critical workers to New Zealand
Find out more on the Government's COVID-19 website:
If you have any questions and concerns relating to COVID-19, please call the free government helpline on 0800 779 997 (8am - 10pm, 7 days a week)
If you have any questions relating to the building and construction sector, email firstname.lastname@example.org