COVID-19 and working at the current alert level

The New Zealand COVID-19 Construction Protocols provide a ‘how to’ guidance which sit below the COVID-19 Standard for New Zealand Construction Operations. These protocols are a living document which will be kept updated by a working party of health and safety practitioners from across industry and can be adapted on a site by site basis.

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Level 1

These documents refer to the working standards and protocols at Alert Level 1.

Vertical and Horizontal Protocols

Download Protocols for Vertical (Commercial) and Horizontal (Civil) Construction
(Updated 8 June)

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Residential Construction Protocols

Download the Residential Construction Protocols (Updated 8 June)

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Display Home Protocols

Download the protocols relating to Residential Construction Display Home and Selection Centre Limited Operation
(updated 8 June)

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Video: Getting back to work on building sites

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Tools and Resources

Useful resources outline standards and protocols for health & safety standards

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Mental Health

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

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Where to get help?

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


Free Phone: 0800 CHASNZ (242 769)