COVID-19 Resource centre

In order to help you navigate through the mass of information on COVID-19, we have compiled a resource centre pulling together useful links into one central place. We will continue to add relevant links over time.

Remember there is always the free Government helpline on 0800 779 997 (8am-1am, 7 days a week).

New Zealand Government COVID-19 information WhatsApp.

We continue to stand with you and are proud to be a partner to your business.

Financial support

In response to COVID-19 the Government is acting to support people and the economy with a $12.1 billion support package. 

If you’re not sure what assistance may be available, or don’t know who to contact for help, call the free government helpline on 0800 779 997 (8am–1am, 7 days a week).

For advice and support for essential businesses please contact 0800 22 66 57 (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday).

Information for our customers asking about essential service providers

The NZ Govt has collated all information on essential services. This is being regularly updated  COVID-19 Essential Services

Customers seeking written clarification can do so by contacting MBIE 0508 377 388 or email

They can also contact the BusinessNZ family for advice at:

  • Upper North Island (EMA): 0800 300 362
  • Central Region (Business Central): 0800 800 362
  • Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce: 0800 50 50 96
  • Otago Southland Employers’ Association: 0508 656 757