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Poneke / Wellington region will be at Alert Level 2 from 6pm on Wednesday 23 June until 11:59pm on Sunday 27 June. This includes Wairarapa and Kāpiti Coast.

The Ministry of Health has advised that an Australian traveler from Sydney, who visited Wellington from Saturday 19 June until Monday 21 June, has tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia. Contacts who attended one of the locations in New Zealand during the relevant timeframes are asked to follow the directions below.

Locations of interest advice as at 23 June 2021
For contact tracing purposes, anyone who attended one of the locations listed below during the relevant timeframes is considered to be a contact. Please check:

  • The full location and address details
  • Date and the relevant times
  • The instructions on ‘what to do’
  • Still unsure? Contact Healthline for advice on 0800 358 5453.

Note: Extra time has been added on either side of each visit to ensure we reach all potential contacts. As a result of this, you will notice that some times may overlap.

The NSW traveler has been to the following locations in Wellington:

Location name Address Day Time What to do
Wellington Airport – Customs Wellington International Airport 18 June to 19 June 11.35pm 18 June to 12.48am 19 June Self-monitor for COVID symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get tested and stay at home until negative test result is received.
Qantas Flight QF163 Sydney to Wellington Arrived Wellington International Airport 19 June Arrival 12.05am Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Rydges Hotel 75 Featherston Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011 19 June to 21 June 12am 19 June to 9:10am 21 June Stay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Prince Barbers 75C Featherston Street, Pipitea, Wellington 19 June 8.45am to 1pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Unichem Wellington Central Pharmacy 204 Lambton Quay, Wellington 19 June 10.38am to 11:48am Stay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Te Papa Tongarewa – general 55 Cable Street, Wellington 19 June 3:05pm to 5:45pm Stay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Te Papa Tongarewa – Exhibition Surrealist Art: Masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 55 Cable Street, Wellington 19 June 4pm to 5:45pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
4 Kings Bar at Jack Hacketts – Toilets only 5 Inglewood Place, Cnr Taranaki St, Wellington 19 June 8.45pm NOTE: If you used the toilets at 4 Kings Bar: Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Jack Hackett’s Bar 5 Inglewood Place, Cnr Taranaki St, Wellington 19 June 8:45pm to 12 am Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Floridita’s Restaurant 161 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 19 June 12.45pm to 4pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Highwater Eatery 54 Cuba Street, Wellington 19 June 5.45pm to 9.30pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Pickle & Pie café 2 Lombard Street, Wellington 20 June 9.45am to 11.37am Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
The Weta Cave shop 1 Weka Street, Miramar, Wellington 20 June 11.10am to 12.30pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
The Lido café 81 Victoria Street, Te Aro, Wellington 20 June 1pm to 2.45pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Unity Books 57 Willis Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 20 June 1.50pm to 3.05pm Stay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Countdown Cable Lane 280/284 Lambton Quay, Wellington Central, Wellington 20 June 6pm to 7.15pm Stay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days.If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
One Red Dog 56 Customhouse Quay, Wellington Central, Wellington 20 June 7pm to 9pm Isolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Wellington Airport – all people in the airport at this time Wellington Airport, 1 Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 21 June 8.30am to 10.30am Self monitor for COVID symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get tested and stay at home until negative test result is received.
Wellington Airport Foodcourt – all people seated in the food court area during this time Wellington Airport, 1 Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 21 June 8.30am to 9.55am Stay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

For further advice on testing and isolating, please call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

Stay safe whānau and if you need further information visit the Ministry of Health website

Justin Carter

Noho ora mai,
Justin Carter, General Manager Ngāti Koata