COVID-19 and working
in the Traffic Light System

[Updated Tuesday 25th Jan 2022] Reminder that these documents are live and will be updated to reflect the changes made by Government, including: isolation period is now 14 days for everybody (vaccinated and unvaccinated) and changes to the Health Order regarding vaccine booster information.

New Zealand has moved to the Traffic Light System, find the COVID-19 Protection Framework for Construction below. There is a minor amendment to the COVID-19 Response Plan (version 1.1).

Download the latest standards document

COVID-19 Protection Framework for Construction 

View the Protocols and
supporting resources here.

Download the ProtocolsDownload the supporting Resources

COVID-19 Protection Framework Standards

The COVID-19 Protection Standard
for the Construction Industry

Download here

Protection Framework

Watch the full webinar recording here which includes an Introduction and live Q&As

FAQs are coming soon

Webinar recording here

Traffic Light Map

Search or browse for your local traffic light system

Business Travel Requests
View the Map

COVID-19 Contact Classification Process

Do you know what to do if a Worker on-site becomes a COVID-19 contact?

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Tools and Resources

These useful resources outline protocols for health & safety standards across all settings

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Where to get help?


Free Phone: 0800 CHASNZ (242 769)

Registered Master Builders Association

Free Phone: 0800 762 328

Master Plumbers

Free Phone: 0800 502 102

New Zealand Certified Builders Association

Free Phone: 0800 237 843

Civil Contractors New Zealand

Mobile: 021 786 479

Site Safe

Free Phone: 0800 SITE SAFE (748 372)

Mental Health

MATES in Construction is here to support our industry right across New Zealand and can provide necessary information and resources.

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