As it happened: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces COVID-19 alert level lockdown decision

  • 30/08/2021

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is holding her weekly post-Cabinet press conference at the Beehive where she will give an update on COVID-19 alert levels. 

All of New Zealand south of Auckland will shift to alert level 3 at midnight on Tuesday. The Prime Minister said on Friday Auckland and Northland will remain at alert level 4 for at least another week. 

She said Auckland will likely remain at alert level 4 for another two weeks. The question is, will Northland remain at alert level 4, or will Auckland go it alone?

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