COVID: Operating at Orange

Published on December 02, 2021

Traffic light displaying red, orange and green.

From 3 December 2021 New Zealand moved to the COVID-19 Protection Framework. The framework introduces a new flexible 3-level approach to managing COVID-19 in the community.

Library Services

Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō (including The Mahi Space) will remain open with normal opening hours except for Wednesday evenings - closed at 5.30pm. 

The Youth Space at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō is closed to the public.

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom and Shannon Library will remain open with normal opening hours, with capacity limits based on 1m distancing. 

  • Face coverings are mandatory in public areas, use the hand sanitiser provided.
  • Follow the one metre physical distancing rule.
  • There will only be one entry and exit point to the facility and entry will be limited according to the ability to practice physical distancing. 
  • Some programmes and resources may not be available.
  • Customer details will be recorded for contact tracing.
  • Children 14 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Community Centres

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom and Shannon Library will remain open with normal opening hours, with capacity limits based on 1m distancing.

Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō will remain open with normal opening hours except for Wednesday evenings - closed at 5.30pm. 

The Youth Space at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō is closed to the public.

The Mahi Space remains open as normal under current traffic light settings.

Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō and Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom cafes remain open but will operate as contactless only for those without a vaccine pass.

  • Dine-in service will be available to those with a vaccine pass.
  • Face coverings are mandatory in public areas.
  • Entry will be limited according to ability to practice physical distancing.
  • Some programmes and resources may not be available.
  • Customer details will be recorded for contact tracing.
  • Children 14 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.