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Alert Level 2 FAQs

Alert Level 2 information on personal movement, recreation,travel, gatherings and council facilities & services.

Life at Alert Level 2 means we can resume many of our everyday activities — but we have to do so safely.

You can travel around the country if you follow good personal health measures. You will need to keep records of what travel services you use and keep track of who you have been in contact with. You should keep your distance from groups of people you don’t know. You should minimise the number of places you stop on the way to your destination. For more information - COVID-19 

At Alert Level 2 businesses can have customers on their premises if they can meet public health requirements. For more information - COVID-19

Gatherings present a very high risk of transmitting COVID-19. You can attend gatherings of no more than 100 people, like weddings, funerals, family events, concerts, religious services and public meetings, provided public health measures can be maintained. For more information - COVID-19

We are pleased to advise that we have turned our York Ave Dechlorinated Water Station back on and it is now open to the public.

We would still like people to adhere to the COVID-19 guidance so: Stay at home if you are feeling unwell, and keep two metres distance from other users.

The taps are cleaned and disinfected periodically, but we ask that you wash your hands as soon as you get home, as this facility is used by many.

At Level 2 the off lead areas for dogs will reopen, but people may need a reminder to as always, keep their dogs under control at all times.

Yes, plastics, tin and aluminum at kerbside will be recycled again from Monday the 18th.

You will be able to take your general waste, green waste and recycling to the Redclyffe Transfer Station. 

A booking system will continue to be used – it is essential that you book online or you will be turned away. If you don’t have online access, contact Customer Service for assistance + 64 6 835 7579 (during normal business hours).


Yes, playground will be open at Level 2. We ask that you take extra care if you interact with people you don’t know as it won’t be easy to do contact tracing if necessary. These situations include playgrounds, parks, shopping malls or walking along the street.

All Napier reserves and parks will be open under Alert Level 2. 

Self-contained campsites, freedom camping and non-self contained camping will open. 

Public toilets will open at Alert Level 2.  Public toilets must under go a full clean and inspection before opening, once completed an open date will be announced.

Late payment penalties will be waived for the June installment. Government support (accommodation supplement and rates rebate) information is available on our website.- Government Support for Homeowners.

Under Alert Level 2 Council attractions will be open. There may be some changes to opening hours and added restrictions, to find out more visit their website. 

All fees and time restrictions will resume as normal.


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