Protecting yourself and others from COVID-19

The Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts is at Alert Level 2. 


Key websites


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COVID-19 vaccination - The best way to protect yourself, your whānau, and your community

COVID-19 vaccination is free for everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand. You can get the vaccine if you’re aged 12 or over – it doesn’t matter what your visa or citizenship status is.

Go to Book My Vaccine to book or register for your vaccine.

Further information on the vaccine and vaccination programme can be found here:


Testing centres

For information and guidance on getting tested, where to get tested and what happens if you test positive visit Unite against COVID.

Information on local testing centres:


Information for Health Professionals

For public health advice and information for health professionals in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts go here.