Below is a list of useful links to official and important sources of information at this time: 

COVID-19 Website  

Ministry of Health  

The Covid-19 - Wairarapa Updates Facebook page is a central point for all information relating to COVID-19 in the Wairarapa. Everything shared is from official sources including Ministry of Health and the dedicated COVID-19 site.

There is a dedicated Wairarapa COVID-19 help line. Please phone this number if you are struggling to get essential items or need additional support.Freephone 0800 239 247.

List of essential service

Information for Businesses

Work and Income

Mental Health Foundation

Advice for international visitors 

If you are seeking self-isolating accommodation go here.

Important phone numbers:

  • 0800REFUGE- Women’s Refuge
  • 0508FAMILY- Oranga Tamariki (Reports of concern for children’s safety)
  • 0508 744 633- SHINE
  • 0800 787 797- Alcohol and drug helpline
  • 0800 543 354 or free text 4357- Lifeline
  • 0800 376 633 - Youthline
  • 0800 111 757 Depression Helpline
  • 0508 828 865 Suicide Prevention Helpline

If you are showing any flu-like symptoms please contact Healthline immediately on 0800 358 5453. 

If you develop symptoms after starting self-isolation of COVID-19 such as a cough, fever, shortness of breath, sneezing or a runny nose, call your GP (doctor). If you do not have a GP call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. 

Please refer to for the latest information and processes to follow during self-isolation.

Alert Level 2 guidelines for accommodation are here.