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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland

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Water restrictions in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

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Dogs and other animals

​COVID-19 animal shelter and animal management information

Animal shelters are open with strict entry conditions and required health and safety measures in place.

Please call the shelter before attending in person.

 

If your dog is missing please visit the Auckland Council impounded animals Facebook page.

Animal Management will respond to calls such as dog attacks or roaming dogs and will undertake proactive work.

To report a roaming dog or incident, call our contact centre on 09 301 0101.



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