New Zealand has 368 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. For a summary of the current status see the Ministry of Health's latest media release (27 March).
New Zealand is now at Alert Level 4 – Eliminate
Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern has announced New Zealand COVID-19 alert levels. These new alert levels specify public health and social measures to be taken. Nationwide, New Zealand is now at Level 4– Eliminate. This means it is likely that disease is not contained.
See more information about Alert levels.
Grape and Wine Industry classed as an 'Essential Business'
The Minister for Primary Industry has advised that grape and wine industry (along with other food and beverage producers) and all parts of the supply chain may continue to operate during COVID-19 Alert Levels 3 & 4 as essential businesses.
View our guidelines about operating as an 'Essential Business'.
COVID-19 Safe Harvest Hotline
To ensure we are all following best practice to keep our staff and our communities safe, we have launched a Safe Harvest Hotline.
[UPDATED: 27/03/2020 9:18 pm]