New Zealand

7-2-21

New Zealand Post advises that the government has lowered its COVID-19 alert level in the Wellington region. It had been increased for a time due to a case of COVID-19.

6-28-21

New Zealand Post advises that the government raised the alert level in Wellington through June 27 due to a confirmed case of COVID-19. Measures taken include staff working from home, social distancing and reduced shift sizes. This will impact the post’s operational performance in the Wellington region, placing constraints on capacity and service performance capability.

6-10-21

New Zealand Post advises that its operations have returned to normal in South Island. Sustained heavy rainfall had caused flooding and landslides throughout the Canterbury region with impacts to the main road network.

3-17-21

New Zealand Post advises that the country has returned to Alert Level 1 of the national pandemic plan.

3-2-21

New Zealand’s post advises that protective measures are being implemented to limit spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of customers and staff. The post can no longer guarantee service delivery standards and is invoking force majeure until further notice.

2-24-21

New Zealand’s post has implemented safety measures in the Auckland area to protect staff and keep its sites operating as new community COVID-19 cases are recorded. These steps include social distancing, restricted staff numbers, mandatory face masks, and contactless deliveries and collections. Given the current restrictions, the post cannot guarantee service delivery standards in the affected area.

2-16-21

New Zealand’s post advises that the government has heightened COVID-19 alert levels for the period Feb. 15-17. The post will continue domestic and international inbound/outbound operations. Contactless delivery and pickup processes apply. Given the current restrictions, the post can no longer guarantee service delivery standards and is invoking force majeure until further notice.