WasteMINZ Blog - February 2022

Changes to Close Contact Exemption Scheme

Following feedback from businesses, the Ministry of Health is simplifying the documentation required by critical workers accessing rapid antigen tests under the Close Contact Exemption Scheme. To... Read More

COVID-19 Response Update

This update shares key information about the Government’s response to COVID-19. It is intended to provide consistent information across central government, local government, CDEM and its key... Read More

What to expect in Phase 2 of Omicron response

This update shares key information about the Government’s response to COVID-19. There are some key things to note: • Aotearoa New Zealand will move to Phase 2 of the Omicron plan from 11:59pm... Read More

New scheme to keep key sectors going through Omicron

10 February 2022  Ministers' Hipkins and Verrall have released this important information for critical supply chains, of which waste is one.  New exemption scheme established... Read More

Covid-19 response update

This update shares key information about the government’s response to COVID-19.  Key things to note: • Preparing for a move to Phase 2 of the Omicron Plan. • There are 126 new cases of... Read More