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What’s happening as a result of the recent Government announcements and changing alert levels?

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is committed to supporting health and safety during this time.

Physical state highway maintenance activities and construction projects will continue, however all worksites and activities must adhere to strict protocols to look after the health and safety of workers and road users. Active construction projects have a COVID-19 Plan in place to align with strict industry standards provided by Construction Health and Safety NZ (CHASNZ).  

What is CHASNZ?

Specific guidelines have been developed by the Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ) group to keep staff and construction workers safe.

These standards and guidelines include measures for pre-planning work, documenting the health and safety of staff, ensuring safe physical distancing is maintained, cleaning of all plant, tools and vehicles, and being able to quickly and accurately trace people should they come in contact with someone who contracts COVID 19.

More information on these standards(external link)

Can construction workers travel between regions at Alert Levels 1 and 2?

Interregional travel, which means travel between regions, is allowed at Alert Level 1 and 2, meaning workers, plant and material can move freely between regions within New Zealand.