Covid-19: information for our community

Tuesday 26 January 2021

The University's Incident Management Team is closely monitoring the situation relating to the positive Northland case announced on Sunday 24 January. Updates will be provided as more information comes to hand.

In the meantime, please continue to follow Ministry of Health guidelines outlined on the Ministry of Health COVID-19 pages.

Community quick links (some access restricted)

What do I need to know?

What should I do if I think I have the virus?

If you are unwell and you have symptoms (see MoH Covid-19 symptoms) then you should contact Healthline at 0800 358 5453.

New Zealand support services / information

New Zealand Government

New Zealand Ministry of Health online

New Zealand Ministry of Health Covid-19 (overview page)

New Zealand Ministry of Health on Facebook @minhealthnz


New Zealand Ministry of Health dedicated coronavirus helpline

Note: If you want to find out about Covid-19, please look at the online resources listed above first.  

0800 358 5453 (or +64 9 358 5453 for overseas SIMs).

The 0800 number is free to call, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will be staffed by members of the National Telehealth Service with interpreters on hand to help with translation.

Immigration New Zealand Contact Centre coronavirus-specific helpline

0508 225 288 (within NZ) or +64 9 952 1679 (outside NZ).

Immigration New Zealand response to Covid-19 (information on travelling to New Zealand, including travel bans and self-isolation requirements)

Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas