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Heading out in Auckland soon and wondering what exactly has reopened for you to experience?
We’ve got the lowdown so you can dine, shop and experience the city without having to worry that it’s closed for the season or the times.
Note, the below is accurate as of 2 March 2021. Due to the evolving nature of the situation, the information provided can change at any time. Contact the venue before visiting to confirm. Social distancing and maintaining good hygiene still apply.
As of 28 February 2021, Auckland has been bumped up to Alert Level 3. This is the nation’s second highest alert level. Restrictions involved with this level are:
No. All public venues, including tourist attractions are currently closed.
Yes, walking trails, beaches and parks are open in Auckland for the purposes of exercise.
When you’re out you must maintain a physical distance of two metres from anyone who isn’t part of your bubble and you must stay within your local area.
It’s also encouraged that you wear a face mask when exercising.
All supermarkets, grocery stores and other essential shops are open. While shopping you should maintain social distancing and you’re encouraged to wear a mask.
You may also be asked to sign in to the NZ COVID Tracer app and sanitise your hands on arrival.
Hotels throughout the city can remain open although residents aren’t encouraged to use them if they have a residence that they can stay in.
As all public venues are closed you will not be able to pre-book restaurants or attractions. You can order takeaway or delivery from dining venues but there is no in-house dining.
All dining venues are open for takeaway, delivery or drive-through only. You may not dine on the premises at this time.
As Auckland is in Alert Level 3, non-essential services have closed. This includes libraries, museums, cinemas, food courts, pools, playgrounds and markets.
Events will also have to be postponed at Alert Level 3, except for weddings and funerals which may go ahead though at a reduced gathering limit of 10 people.
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