Guidelines and Golden Rules for businesses at Alert Level 3 – Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland region14 February 2021
KĀKAHU – Ngāpuhi Merchandise Top 526 February 2021
Businesses and schools remain open but public health guidance including physical distancing and record keeping need to be maintained.
- Mass gatherings will need to be limited to 100 people.
- Hospitality businesses must keep groups of customers separated, seated, and served by a single person with a maximum of 100 people at a time
- Keep physical distancing of 2 metres from people you don’t know when out in public.
- Keep 1 metre physical distancing in controlled environments like workplaces, where practical.
- Use the NZ COVID Tracer app to record where you go or sign in if you can’t use the app.
- Wash your hands.
- Wear a face covering if you are in an enclosed space like on public transport.
- Stay home if you are sick or vulnerable.
- Hospitality businesses must keep groups of customers separated, seated and served by a single person.
- Gatherings of up to 100 people are allowed for wedding services, funerals, and tangihanga.
- Visit the Unite Against COVID-19 website for more information about Alert Level 2: https://covid19.govt.nz/alert-system/alert-level-2/
For more information on Alert Level 3 visit: https://covid19.govt.nz/alert-system/alert-level-3/
Golden rules for businesses at Alert Level 2 (the rest of New Zealand)
- At Alert Level 2, business premises can open for staff and customers provided they meet public health requirements. Business premises can open for staff and customers provided they meet public health requirements and follow the following golden rules:
- ·Reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at work.
- All businesses can operate if they can do so safely. Alternative ways of working are encouraged where possible.
- Talk with your staff to identify risks and ways to manage them.
- Ask everyone, workers, contractors and customers, with cold or flu-like symptoms to stay away from your premises.
- Keep groups of customers at least 1 metre apart, or 2 metres for retail businesses.
- Keep contact tracing records of anyone who will have close interaction e.g. staff, contractors or customers. Retail businesses are not required to keep contact tracing records.
- All businesses must display a government issued QR code for use with the NZ COVID Tracer App by 19 August
- Face coverings are strongly encouraged if you are in close contact with others.
- Reduce the number of shared surfaces, and regularly disinfect them.
- Wash your hands. Wash your hands. Wash your hands.
- Visit the covid19.govt.nz/business-work-and-money/business/doing-business-at-alert-level-2/ to learn more.