Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Self-isolation Requirements and Permitted Work) Order 2022—Exceptions from Requirement to Provide Authorisation Letter to Critical Workers

Pursuant to clause 30 and clause 24(3)(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Self-isolation Requirements and Permitted Work) Order 2022 (“Order”), I, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health, hereby specify that clause 24: Authorisation of critical workers by registered business or service of the Order does not apply to the following types of service:

  • District health boards
  • General Practitioner practices
  • Pharmacies
  • Community health providers
  • New Zealand Police
  • Fire and Emergency New Zealand
  • Ambulance services
  • Managed Isolation and Quarantine Facilities
  • Aged Residential Facilities
  • Hospices
  • Other health care residential facilities
  • Health services provided at Youth Justice facilities, Corrections facilities, and Care and Protection facilities.

This notice will come into force at 11.59pm on 24 February 2022.

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of February 2022.

Dr ASHLEY BLOOMFIELD, Director-General of Health.