• Patrick McBride


Updated: Jun 10, 2020

With the shift to Alert Level 1 Civil Defence has moved focus to recovery.

Civil Defence controller John Canning

Locally the region had only 5 cases of Covid with one recorded death. The world continues to attempt to get the virus under control as NZ moves to a recovery of the economy.

Advice is to unite by buying local and help get our businesses and communities humming, seeing New Zealand and experiencing our culture, and buying Kiwi-made goods to help local producers thrive.

Whether you're a business or an individual, if you're dealing with the fall-out from COVID-19 there is support available. We have more information about funding, jobs and financial support to see you through.

Information for businesses.

People will have had different experiences over the last couple of months. Reach out if you need help. Tools and resources to support your wellbeing. Whatever you're feeling — it's okay. Be kind to others. Be kind to yourself.

Information to support your wellbeing.