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Coronavirus

A comprehensive guide on how to navigate the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

Need a face mask but aren’t sure where to buy it from or which type is right for you? We can help.

Face masks – a comprehensive guide

A full list of our coronavirus guides

Maskne: How to stop face mask acne and irritation

Maskne: How to stop face mask acne and irritation

Find out how you can treat your skin’s reaction to prolonged face mask wearing.

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Washing your face mask: What you need to know

Washing your face mask: What you need to know

How often should you wash a face mask? Does the same apply for all types? Your questions answered.

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Where to buy washable, reusable face masks in New Zealand

Where to buy washable, reusable face masks in New Zealand

Find out where you can purchase a mask to be ready in case of another coronavirus outbreak.

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Safeguarding your credit score during the coronavirus outbreak

Safeguarding your credit score during the coronavirus outbreak

Answers to questions about how coronavirus-related events could affect your credit score and how to protect it.

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List of free movies and TV you can watch online in New Zealand

List of free movies and TV you can watch online in New Zealand

How about hundreds of free movies and TV shows so you can stream your way through the stress of staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Where to buy cloth masks online in New Zealand

Where to buy cloth masks online in New Zealand

Cloth masks may not be as effective as an N95 mask, but they are a great alternative for everyday use.

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What businesses are delivering in NZ during lockdown?

What businesses are delivering in NZ during lockdown?

Need some essential items during lockdown? Find out which businesses are delivering in New Zealand.

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Coronavirus: Can business insurance help?

Coronavirus: Can business insurance help?

Not all business insurance can help. But some can.

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Can you get COVID-19 from packages sent in the mail?

Can you get COVID-19 from packages sent in the mail?

Coronavirus may be able to survive on surfaces for up to 24 hours, but your chances of catching it from packages are extremely low.

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Business loans for SMEs affected by the coronavirus outbreak

Business loans for SMEs affected by the coronavirus outbreak

Find out what business loan options are available during the coronavirus outbreak, and what the government is doing to help.

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Finder’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak

Finder’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak

We’ve made our internal employer playbook public in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to help other businesses.

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How to prepare your finances for a recession

How to prepare your finances for a recession

How to get your debts and your investments sorted in preparation for a recession.

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Coronavirus: How to get help if you’re a casual worker

Coronavirus: How to get help if you’re a casual worker

Casual workers could be hit hardest by closures and sick leave. But there are ways to get help.

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Airline flight and route cancellations: the full list

Airline flight and route cancellations: the full list

A comprehensive list of airlines around the world with suspended networks, plus visualisations of the impact.

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How The Government’s Coronavirus Relief Package Could Help You

How The Government’s Coronavirus Relief Package Could Help You

The coronavirus Government relief package was announced on 17 March 2020. Find out how it helps businesses and individuals.

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Getting financial support if you’re affected by COVID-19

Getting financial support if you’re affected by COVID-19

Find out what support our major banks are offering to personal and business customers suffering coronavirus financial hardship.

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Coronavirus: common scams to watch out for

Coronavirus: common scams to watch out for

Details on the most common scams to avoid during the coronavirus health crisis, plus tips for keeping your information safe online.

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How to shop during the coronavirus pandemic

How to shop during the coronavirus pandemic

Amidst social distancing and panic buying, we break down how you can shop responsibly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Impact of coronavirus on professional sport

Impact of coronavirus on professional sport

Coronavirus is rapidly spreading, causing the cancellation of sports across the globe. Here are all the sports that have been impacted so far.

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Coronavirus: What to stockpile (and how to do it sensibly)

Coronavirus: What to stockpile (and how to do it sensibly)

You don’t need to stockpile any products in New Zealand, but here are some items that could be helpful.

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What you need in a coronavirus travel kit

What you need in a coronavirus travel kit

The six essential items you must pack.

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Coronavirus – your travel insurance questions answered

Coronavirus – your travel insurance questions answered

Worried about Coronavirus and what it means for your travel plans? Your Coronavirus travel insurance questions are answered here.

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Dealing with financial hardship

Dealing with financial hardship

If you’ve lost your job, are having to deal with unexpected bills or expenses, are dealing with the death of a loved one or paying medical bills, you might find yourself in financial hardship. This guide will take you through everything you need to know.

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warningAlways seek professional or medical advice before making any important decisions.

Key coronavirus resources and official guides

There is a lot of misinformation floating around about coronavirus and its impact on the world. You can keep up-to-date using the following links from sources you can trust:

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is the name given to the current outbreak of coronavirus first reported in Wuhan, China on 31 December 2019. A “coronavirus” is a type of virus that causes diseases in mammals and birds.

The disease is believed to have originated in bats, before contaminating food sold in live-animal street markets in China. In response to the virus, China has placed a permanent ban on the trade and consumption of live wild animals for food.

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