COVID-19 Useful Links

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Quick links to provide you with the most up to date information on COVID-19 in New Zealand.

 Useful Links for COVID-19

  • COVID-19 - for all information on COVID-19 in New Zealand
  • Ministry of Health for latest updates on the COVID-19 situation in New Zealand
  • 26/05/20 COVID-19 Income Relief PackageIf you lose your job (including self-employment) from 1 March 2020 to 30 October 2020 due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Income Relief Payment. It’s available from 8 June 2020.
  • 21/04/20 There are some additional COVID-19 resources for Māori, Pacific Peoples and Sign Language
  • 16/04/20 Information for people with disabilities - easy read messages about COVID-19 and Work and Income Services from People First NZ.
  • 07/04/20 Enterprise North Canterbury have contracted Mel Skinner for 12 weeks to support Kaikōura businesses through COVID-19.This has been possible through the Regional Business Partner (RBP) COVID-19 Advisory Funding allocated from the Government’s business response package. Eligible businesses must meet certain criteria. If you need support or know of a business that needs some advice, to arrange an assessment please email 
  • 06/04/20 The Office of Ethnic Communities is committed to supporting ethnic communities during COVID-19.

  • 30/03/20 Work and Income - information on changes to Work and Income.

  • 30/03/20 The Government has released an economic response package to help cushion the impact of COVID-19 and support the economy during the crisis. Visit COVID-19 for more information on how to apply.

COVID-19 Council Services and Community Updates

COVID-19 Kaikōura Health Updates