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New updates: 5 May

Ministry of Health 
Level 3 workplace guidelines
https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-information-specific-audiences/covid-19-advice-workplaces/public-health-guidelines-businesses-operating-under-alert-level-3

Mates In Construction 
Resources for returning to work under Level 3
https://mates.net.nz/get-help/covid-19-support/returning-to-work-induction-resources/

CHASNZ 
Updates to the protocols released by Construction Health and Safety NZ (CHASNZ) recently.
https://www.chasnz.org/covid19

A short video on how to change the way we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on our construction sites and keep your workers safe (also available in Mandarin and Tagalog)
https://www.chasnz.org/covid19 

New updates: 27 April

GIB Service Modifications 
GIB have released information on their services during Alert level 3 and 2. View it here.

MBIE
Guidance on working at Alert Lever 3  

https://www.building.govt.nz/covid-19/alert-level-3/  
 

CHASNZ
New Building Standard from CHASNZ re: Health & safety
https://www.chasnz.org/covid19

Worksafe – Moving from Level 4 to Level 3:
https://worksafe.govt.nz/managing-health-and-safety/novel-coronavirus-covid-19/transitioning-from-alert-level-4/?fbclid=IwAR3Du5sSdvWDaRO9mV01svD8CuOJji-ox_ru5mxrLAMp32z_pGc-TmkhVxo

MBIE – workplace operations guidance:
https://www.building.govt.nz/covid-19/alert-level-3

General Government Information on COVID-19  - Alert Level 3 
https://covid19.govt.nz/alert-system/alert-level-3/?fbclid=IwAR3-VO4oS7XmwFYeXY5yJ1huLJhqzivbHtJ9BewJhI9rfS2IJw823eAV2EE  

Construction Sector Accord update  - April 16
Click here to view   

Construction Industry Council – Alert Levels in details:
http://nzcic.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Detailed-Alert-Level-Table.pdf 

NZ CIC – Alert Level summary:
http://nzcic.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/New-Zealand-Covid-19-Alert-Level-Summary-Table-.pdf


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Site Safe 
Site Safe information on Return to Work protocols can be found here: https://www.sitesafe.org.nz/news--events/news/return-to-work-protocols/

CHASNZ update – 11 April 

CHASNZ have made available COVID-19 Standard for New Zealand Construction Operations: https://www.chasnz.org/covid19 


Mental Health Guide
An informative guide for managers in the construction industry is available here


BCITO 
Information for the BCITO community can be found here

Master Builders launch COVID-19 Resource hub:

Master Builders team are actively working to support and advocate for the health and long-term sustainability of our sector. A new information section is now available on their website: https://www.masterbuilder.org.nz/RMBA/News/COVID-19/RMBA_COVID-19_Resources.aspx
 

Updated information from CIC and CHASNZ:
Check out the updated information published on 8th & 9th April. 


Construction Sector Accord: 
On Sunday 5th April, the Accord Steering Group has released a response plan to support the sector during and after COVID-19. Read more here: https://www.constructionaccord.nz/news/news-stories/

Useful information from MBIE:
Keep up with the latest COVID-19 developments and how they pertain to the building sector here: https://www.building.govt.nz/covid-19/

What is an essential service, defined by MBIE: 
CARTERS can open up our branches to those undertaking essential services. Find out what that means; https://www.mbie.govt.nz/about/open-government-and-official-information/coronavirus-covid-19/essential-business/

Government updates
For all the latest Government response information on COVID-19: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/

COVID-19 daily newsletter: The Government has established a daily newsletter to provide updates on COVID-19 and the Government’s responses to it. You can click here to sign up: https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/daily-newsletter/

Master Builders updates
Their updates cover a range of topics and are frequently updated here: https://www.masterbuilder.org.nz/RMBA/News1/News/RMBA/Media/News_Articles.aspx?hkey=2d2ede47-a356-49aa-9760-bfe16aeb0670