COVID-19 Business Support and Advice

Update 23 March 2021

All of New Zealand is now at Level 1

Have you completed a COVID RESPONSE and PROCEDURE PLAN yet for your work place?

Find the template – Click here

Business continuity – help to stay afloat

Click through for links to key government support measures. Including information on

  • Business Travel Documents
  • Short-term Absence Payment
  • The Covid-19 Leave Support Scheme
  • The Covid-19 Small Business Cashflow (loan) Scheme
  • Resurgence Support Payment

Who to access for support, information and further resources?

National Support and Information

Northland DHB COVID-19 Resources for Employers click here

WorkSafe – operating safely, click here

Ministry of Health updates and latest guidelines, click here

Ministry of Social Development

Inland Revenue: important message for business, click here

Business support and information, click here

For Covid 19 medical advice call Healthline – 0800 358 5453.

Crisis readiness resources available at

Northpower – COVID 19 Control Framework, click here

Creative Northland – COVID 19 Control Framework click here

Regional Support

Regional Economic Development Agency, Northland Inc.

Northland Business Covid-19 Response Helpline on 0800 525 001

View their Covid-19 response page for information or the Northland Inc Facebook page

Local Councils and related services

Whangarei District Council

Far North District Council

Kaipara District Council

Northland DHB

COVID-19 enquiries, phone Northland DHB 0800 600 720
Times are uncertain and stressful. Your wellbeing is important to us. Please reach out for support if you need to. Call or text 1737 to talk with a trained counsellor for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Updated mental health and wellbeing guidelines from Ministry of Health, click here

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