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Last updated 11:59pm 2 December 2021

Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland is at the Red setting of the new COVID-19 Protection Framework (also known as the traffic light system).

On Friday 3 December, some bus services starting after midnight will resume on Friday and Saturday nights.

At Red, all other bus, train and ferry services will remain at a reduced timetable.

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Travel during Red of the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Tāmaki Makaurau is currently at the Red setting within the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.

  • You are encouraged to continue wearing a face covering when you leave your home and when physical distancing is not possible.
  • Detailed information about the Red setting under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework is now available at
  • At Red, you can travel anywhere within the Tāmaki Makaurau region, including Waiheke and Great Barrier islands.
  • To help you get to any COVID-19 vaccination clinic, you can travel for free on buses and trains.

For more information on where and when you are permitted to travel go to:

If you need to travel, please scan the Ministry of Health’s NZ COVID Tracer app QR code, to assist with contact tracing, should it be needed.

What this means for public transport

Kua whakaturehia te mau i ngā uwhi mata
Face coverings are mandatory

Whakakarapa i te tohu QR
Scan the QR code

As always, the safety of our staff and customers is our top priority. All public transport services are being cleaned regularly and thoroughly.

What this means for parking

  • All parking restrictions apply for both on and off-street parking. Please take note of bus lanes and special vehicle lanes and use them correctly.

The best place to find the latest New Zealand COVID-19 information is on the Ministry of Health’s website and the Government's main COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 health advice and information, or if you think you may have COVID-19, Aucklanders can contact the Healthline team (for free) on 0800 358 5453.

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