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Last updated 10:56am 13 January 2022

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

Ferry services have returned to normal timetables. Some ferry times however will have replacement buses.

Bus services will return to normal timetables from Tuesday 1 February followed by trains on Tuesday 8 February.

Please check Journey Planner for the most up to date information. 

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Travel during the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework

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Travel during the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Tāmaki Makaurau is currently at the Orange 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.
  • A face-covering must be worn on-board and while you are waiting for public transport. This includes school buses, bus and train stations, bus stops and ferry terminals.
  • Detailed information about the Orange setting can be found under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework available at www.COVID19.govt.nz.
  • At Orange, please check fullers.co.nz or sealink.co.nz for other requirements when traveling to Waiheke, Rangitoto, Rotoroa, Tiritiri Matangi and any other Fullers360 experiences and tours

For more information on where and when you are permitted to travel go to: www.COVID19.govt.nz

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.

AT's vaccination policy

Auckland Transport has introduced vaccination requirements for staff, contractors and visitors following a rigorous risk assessment and staff consultation process.

Please note: Tāmaki Makaurau’s public transport network (buses, trains and ferries) and work sites controlled by suppliers are not covered by this policy. Vaccination requirements will not be imposed for public transport users unless mandated by central Government.


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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