Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Self-isolation Requirements and Permitted Work) Order 2022—Other Permitted Means of Travel for Essential Permitted Movements

Pursuant to clause 30 and clause 13(4)(a)(iii) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Self-isolation and permitted work) Order 2022 (“Order”), I, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health, hereby specify that for the purposes of the Order, a relevant person as defined by section 5 of the Order who is permitted to leave their place of self-isolation to undertake an essential permitted movement as defined by clause 13 of the Order and who is unable to travel from their place of self-isolation to any other place to undertake an essential permitted movement by a private means of transport, either alone or with a fellow resident only, or by walking alone, may travel as follows:

  • by public transport (including a passenger service under the Land Transport Act 1998, ferry, plane or train), provided that the following conditions are met:
    • If using public transport, the relevant person should be meticulous about the correct use of their face covering, distancing from others, hand hygiene and recording their movements.

Dated at Wellington this 2nd day of March 2022.

Dr ASHLEY BLOOMFIELD, Director-General of Health.