On Monday 12 September 2022 at 11.59 pm Aotearoa New Zealand moved
to a new long-term approach to managing COVID-19.
The Government announced that this decision was based on public
health advice and reflected the high levels of immunity and
declining case numbers across New Zealand The Government Traffic
Light System COVID-19 Protection Framework has now been retired.
Face coverings in Barnardos Offices and Centres are no longer
You may choose to continue wearing a face
covering if you wish. All the other recommended public health
measures will stay in place as we know they reduce the spread of
infectious illnesses including COVID-19.