Business Support through Coronavirus (COVID-19)
New Zealand is at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely Level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks.
Please refer to the Ministry of Health for health-related information and COVID19.govt.nz for all other information from government.
- COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) (external link) — Ministry of Health
- Unite against COVID-19 (external link) — COVID19.govt.nz
The New Zealand Government has set up a website at https://www.business.govt.nz/news/coronavirus-information-for-businesses/ as a central resource for COVID-19 business information.
Below is a list of information available on this website.
- New Zealand moves to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 from Thursday 25 March
- Essential Services
- Business finance support and mortgage holidays
- Economic response package and eligibility
- Exporters and importers
- Tax and ACC
- Cash flow
- Health and safety
- Landlords and tenants
- Scams and cyber security
Business Continuity Plan
A business continuity plan (BCP) can help prepare you and your business for disruptions and emergencies.
To ensure the long-term sustainability of your business, you should have a business continuity plan (BCP) for events like COVID-19. A BCP can help your business prepare for many kinds of emergencies, such as a global pandemic, an act of terrorism, a cyberattack, or a natural disaster like a fire, flood or earthquake.
Continuity and contingency planning
This is a rapidly evolving situation, and this page will be updated as more information is made available. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any changes to suggest on the content of this page.