Information about New Zealand’s Alert Level system, and summaries of the measures that may be applied at Alert Level 3 can be reviewed at the following link:

Additional information from REINZ can be read here:


  • Maximum of 2 private viewings per day
  • One private viewing at a time.
  • Viewings to be spaced sufficiently apart to allow time for sanitising after each viewing, as required, and to ensure there is no contact between attendees
  • Maximum of two people from the attendee’s ‘extended bubble’ to attend a private viewing and maximum of one property manager to attend a rental viewing
  • Property managers should maintain appropriate physical distancing from attendees throughout the rental viewing
  • Attendees to wait in their vehicles until property manager advises they can enter, to ensure that there is no contact between attendees
  • Shoes removed prior to entry
  • Property manager to remind attendees that viewing is contactless and to not touch surfaces. To enable this, the property manager is to open any doors/cupboards
  • Physical distancing of 2m to be maintained at all times
  • Hand sanitiser to be available for use by all attendees entering and exiting property
  • Keep private viewings very brief

KEY EXCHANGES: Must be of sanitised keys, and contactless. Please also be acutely mindful now to keep a close-eye on your own health, as COVID-19 affects different people in different ways: If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, call Healthline, your doctor or your iwi health provider. They will tell you if you should get a COVID-19 test: Most common symptoms:

  • fever
  • dry cough
  • tiredness

Less common symptoms:

  • aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • diarrhoea
  • conjunctivitis
  • headache
  • loss of taste or smell
  • a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes