COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order 2020

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order 2020: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 22 August 2020, by clause 35 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order (No 2) 2020 (LI 2020/222).
9 Permissions for essential personal movement

A person is permitted to do any of the following as essential personal movement:

Accessing businesses or services

(a)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of accessing any business or service that has the alert level 3 requirements in place if—

(i)

doing so for their own needs or on behalf of a fellow resident, a vulnerable person, or a high-risk person; and

(ii)

the business or service is in the alert level 3 area:

Attending education entities

(b)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of attending any education entity that has the alert level 3 requirements in place if—

(i)

they are permitted to attend the education entity under those requirements; and

(ii)

the education entity is in the alert level 3 area:

Working

(c)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of providing a business or service that has the alert level 3 requirements in place (or to do necessary work at any premises under clause 10(2)) if the business or service is—

(i)

in the alert level 3 area; or

(ii)

in another region to the extent that doing so is necessary for the purpose of a business or service listed in Schedule 3 (and, if necessary, stay in temporary accommodation in that region), and then return to their home or place of residence:

(d)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of working at an education entity that has the alert level 3 requirements in place if the education entity is in the alert level 3 area:

Limited recreation purposes

(e)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of exercise or other recreation if—

(i)

it is done in an outdoor place appropriate for that kind of exercise or recreation that is readily accessible (including by using their vehicle) from their home or place of residence (and, in any case, is within the alert level 3 area); and

(ii)

it is done in compliance with the requirements that relate to physical distancing (see clause 8(1)(b)) and the prohibition against gathering (see clause 12); and

(iii)

it does not involve flying manned aircraft, scuba-diving, hunting in motorised vehicles, hunting or killing of game birds, or water-based activities involving sailing boats, motorised craft, or motorised equipment; and

(iv)

it does not involve any other activities that expose the participant to danger (taking account of their experience and abilities):

Limited customary purposes

(f)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of exercising Māori customary rights to fishing and food gathering if—

(i)

it is done in an outdoor place appropriate for that kind of activity that is readily accessible (including by using their vehicle) from their home or place of residence (and, in any case, is within the alert level 3 area); and

(ii)

it is done in compliance with the requirements that relate to physical distancing (see clause 8(1)(b)) and the prohibition against gathering (see clause 12); and

(iii)

it does not involve flying manned aircraft, scuba-diving, hunting in motorised vehicles, or water-based activities involving sailing boats, motorised craft, or motorised equipment; and

(iv)

it does not involve any other activities that expose the participant to danger (taking account of their experience and abilities):

Controlled gatherings

(g)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of attending a controlled gathering in the alert level 3 area:

Extended bubble arrangements and shared caregiving arrangements

(h)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of visiting or staying at another home or place of residence (and then visiting or staying) if those homes or residences have an extended bubble arrangement and are in the alert level 3 area:

(i)

if a child, leave the extended bubble arrangement of 1 shared caregiver for the purpose of visiting or staying at the extended bubble arrangement of another shared caregiver (and then visiting or staying) in the alert level 3 area:

Relocating premises

(j)

relocate their home or place of residence or business premises, and leave their home or place of residence or business premises for the purpose of arranging and carrying out the relocation (including for inspection of the property or a potential property) within the alert level 3 area:

Accessing medical services, visiting hospitals, accessing courts, emergencies, court orders, etc

(k)

leave their home or place of residence for the purpose of accessing medical services in the alert level 3 area:

(l)

leave their home or place of residence to care for their pets or other animals in the alert level 3 area:

(m)

leave their home or place of residence to attend a court, tribunal, New Zealand Parole Board hearing, or other judicial institution in the alert level 3 area:

(n)

leave their home or place of residence to go to a place in the alert level 3 area if it is necessary to preserve their own or any other person’s life or safety:

(o)

change their home or place of residence to go to a place in the alert level 3 area if necessary to use another temporary or emergency home (for example, for care while sick or to seek refuge in women’s refuge accommodation):

(p)

leave or change their home or place of residence as required by a court order or any other power under any enactment to order a person to be detained, to change their place of detention, or otherwise determine their place of residence (for example, a direction of the New Zealand Parole Board or a probation officer), or to return to a home or place of residence after that detention or determination ceases:

Travel home by managed arrivals or by visitors leaving New Zealand and transiting

(q)

in the case of a person who has arrived in New Zealand (and to whom the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order 2020 or the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Maritime Border) Order 2020 does not or no longer applies), travel directly to their intended home or place of residence in New Zealand:

(r)

in the case of a person intending to leave New Zealand to return to their home jurisdiction, travel directly to an airport (within the alert level 3 area) from which they will leave New Zealand or to any place of isolation or quarantine to be undertaken immediately before they leave New Zealand:

(s)

in the case of a person who is permitted to enter the alert level 3 area under clause 23(1)(c), travel for the purpose of directly transiting (as defined in that clause) to another place in New Zealand or outside New Zealand:

Other

(t)

leave their home or place of residence to assist another fellow resident to travel to carry out essential personal movement or to accompany a fellow resident carrying out essential personal movement, but only to the extent permitted for that fellow resident under this clause.