ESSENTIAL SERVICES ALERT LEVEL 4 UPDATE

THURSDAY 26TH OF MARCH 2020

What are essential businesses?

The following services are considered essential. That means businesses carrying out these functions can remain open, including any critical suppliers in their supply chains, eg a firm repairing IT and data infrastructure for an essential service is okay to remain in operation.

This list will evolve over time. It was last updated at 7pm, 25 March 2020.

Fast-moving consumer goods

Lead agency: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

  • Any entity involved in the supply, delivery, distribution and sale of food, beverage and other key consumer goods essential for maintaining the wellbeing of people. This includes the online sales and contactless delivery of alcohol.
Primary industries, including food and beverage production and processing

Lead agency: Ministry for Primary Industries

  • Any entity involved in the packaging, production and processing of food and beverage products, whether for domestic consumption or export

 

Please see the NZ Government link below:

https://covid19.govt.nz/government-actions/covid-19-alert-level/essential-businesses/