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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

Auckland is at Alert Level 3. All customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Remember to 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 Alert Level 3 page

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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Housing supply and special housing areas

What are special housing areas (SHA)?

To help combat Auckland's housing crisis, SHAs were established across the city where fast-track development of housing, including affordable housing, could take place.

Most SHAs had to have a percentage allocated to affordable housing for any consented development over 14 dwellings.

Some SHA developments voluntarily provided more than the criteria required

SHA locations

Download and view the SHA locations for tranches 1-10:

​Housing updates for Auckland

For updates and reports on the state of housing in Auckland, see Knowledge Auckland.


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