The coronavirus: what you need to know

Updated 5.30pm 9 April 2020

The information on this page is official government information for international students taken from NauMai NZ,  a place for information on life as an international student in New Zealand to help you understand what is happening in New Zealand in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

As an international student you are a valued part of our community, and your health and wellbeing is a priority.


Latest updates

New information has been added to this page about:

  • Wage subsidies for international students
  • Changes to conditions on student visas for students who work in healthcare and in supermarkets
  • Travelling to airports to catch flights home
  • Update on post-study work visas for students currently studying remotely from outside of New Zealand
  • Update on visa processing
  • Explore our new resource page with ideas to stay connected and well while self-isolating

The latest Government information about the COVID-19 situation in New Zealand is available at . You can find translated information on this website.

New Zealand is now at COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

Under Alert Level 4, everyone needs to stay home and self-isolate.

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Information about the four level alert system is here.