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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 lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more

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Alcohol licences and fines

COVID-19 Alert Level 2 - Alcohol licensing information

We have a full team working remotely. Online applications will continue, and processing of hard-copy applications will resume. We will offer Duty Manager interviews over video and inspections will be carried out with appropriate health and safety measures in place. 

Customer meetings will be undertaken by email, phone or online conferencing (e.g. Skype) where possible. Limited onsite and in-person meetings can resume, with appropriate health and safety measures in place, including physical distancing.

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