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We look to the future with excitement and hope as the Body of Christ in the Auckland Diocese. Our region is graced with over 100 churches offering a diverse range of worship styles from contemporary to traditional and everything else in between. We offer new and exciting avenues to explore faith outside the physical church, so you can connect with God in different ways that suit you. Go ahead and explore this site to find out what’s happening in your Anglican community…. there is so much to discover!

Covid-19 Alert Levels 3 & 2

 

Parts of the Waikato region are at Alert Level 3. Auckland is making a staged transition out of Alert Level 3 while the rest of New Zealand remains at Level 2. The easing of restrictions for Auckland does not apply to the Waikato. The diocese falls across the Auckland boundaries so please check this map to be sure which zone you are in.

Level 3 Step 1 for Auckland means:
  • Outdoor gatherings are allowed, with no more than two households at a time, up to 10 people
  • Travel anywhere in the Auckland region for exercise, sports and recreation outdoors
  • Early learning centres can reopen, with children in bubbles of 10. Each early learning centre should have a health and safety plan in place for safe opening.
There can still be no church gatherings for any purpose apart from those allowed for weddings, tangihanga and funerals.
Level 3 means:
  • Work from home where possible
  • Keep your household bubble small
  • Online worship and other gatherings
  • Only 10 people can be present at weddings. The gathered family group at funerals, tangihanga, cremations and burials cannot exceed 10 people, and up to 5 more people can be present as clergy/staff
  • Wear a face covering when you leave your home
  • Keep 2 metres from others in public
  • Keep scanning QR codes or recording where you go
  • Maintain good physical and venue hygiene practices
  •  You are encouraged to book a vaccination if you haven’t already done so
  • If you feel unwell or have been in a location of interest, isolate yourself from others and get tested. Call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice.
Level 2 means:
  • Everyone can return to work and school but must follow public health rules
  • Gatherings can have up to 100 people indoors or outdoors, including weddings, funerals and tangihanga. These limits should take into account physical distancing
  • Keep 2 metres from others in public and in gatherings
  • Wear a face covering when you leave your home. Face coverings are strongly encouraged at church gatherings
  • Keep scanning QR codes or recording where you go. Churches must provide ways for people to record their visit
  • Maintain good physical and venue hygiene practices
  • If you feel unwell or have been in a location of interest, stay at home and get tested. Call your doctor or Healthline on0800 358 5453 for advice.
Please check here for more detail in the diocesan updates and FAQs. Remind yourself of Level 3 and 2 requirements with this chart.
For Government guidelines, click here.

 

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