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New Zealand's Alert Levels are changing

The Prime Minister announced on Monday 21 September that from 11:59pm, Monday 21 September, all of New Zealand (except Auckland) will be at Alert Level 1. From 11:59pm on Wednesday 23 September, Auckland will be at Alert Level 2. Find out more on the Unite Against COVID-19 website. The Government will review the Alert Level for Auckland on Monday 5 October.

Wednesday 23 September Auckland is at Alert Level 2

In Auckland at Alert Level 2, wearing masks remains mandatory on domestic flights to, from or through Auckland, and on public transport such as trains, buses and ferries. Gatherings may include up to 100 people.

The Government will review the Alert Level for Auckland on Monday 5 October.

Guidance on life at Alert Level 2

The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2

Alert Level 2

Please always check back with the Unite Against Covid-19 website for the latest information.

CHA previously developed guidance documents and resource materials for Level 2. These materials are posted to our website here.

COVID-19 Helpful Video Links from Claire Aspinall

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Moving into shared accommodation

What to do if someone becomes unwell

Information for visitors - a video you might like to share with visitors to your premises.


Community Housing Case Studies

Community housing partnership in South Auckland gets more Kiwis into new homes

A new Auckland housing development is an example of how private interests can work with public good to help get New Zealanders from all walks of life into warm, safe, secure homes.

Wattle Park, a greenfield development of 112 brand new homes on Mahia Rd in Manurewa, was officially blessed at dawn on 4th September 2020. Wattle Park is a mixed-tenure residential subdivision, consisting of 53 houses owned and or leased by community housing providers (CHPs) Accessible Properties, Penina Health Trust, and Emerge Aotearoa, alongside private properties, and houses built for the Government’s KiwiBuild programme.

Click here to view the Mahia Road case study.

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei is working hard to house its whānau

Tāmaki Makaurau hapū Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei is finding that managing whānau housing issues within the whānau is one of the benefits of being a community housing provider.

Click here to view the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei case study.

Abbeyfield Case Study

Abbeyfield House model meets a growing need. Decreasing rates of home ownership and an aging population are highlighting the need for more affordable accommodation for retirees across New Zealand, a need Abbeyfield New Zealand is doing its best to meet.

Click here to view the Abbeyfield case study.

Susan Jenkins Video

Discusses the work of Abbeyfield New Zealand in providing affordable homes offering companionship and support for seniors. See here for the full video.

CNSST Case Study

Government partnerships with established Community Housing Providers are a value-for-money approach to ensure people in need get the right sort of help, says Don Wang, Social Housing Manager for CNSST Foundation

Click here to view CNSST case study.

Ōtautahi Case Study

Support from Christchurch City Council is enabling the Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) to extend its provision of much-needed community housing, says Trust chief executive Cate Kearney. Kearney says the Trust's new Tiwaiwaka Lane development demonstrates what can be achieved when organisations such as hers are given sufficient financial backing.

Click here to view OCHT case study.

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