Coronavirus - what you need to know

​​​​​​​Key Information - National

Unite against COVID-19

Coronavirus hotline
0800 358 5453

Ministry of Health

0800 611 116

Mental Health Foundation
Mental wellbe​ing

Central Otago District Council Covid-19 - Local Community Information

We know this is a difficult time for all New Zealanders. Our focus is on ensuring the public safety of all people who live in Central Otago and ensuring we continue to deliver essential services to keep our district running.

All Public Facilities Closed
All our public facing facilities are closed until further notice. These closures include all Coun​cil offices, service centres, i-SITEs, libraries, pools, playgrounds and community halls.

Transfer stations, recycling drop-offs and Wastebusters are now closed also. See Waste Management Services for details of changes to this activity during the national lockdown period. 

Council staff will be working remotely during the lockdown period, but will still be available by phone and email via customer services during normal business hours – (03) 440 0056 and

For a guide to what our level of service will be for our Council activities during the lock down period please refer to our Council Services under Lockdown page.

We will be providing more information and updates via our website, Council's Facebook page​ and via local media over the coming days and weeks.

And as always, please follow the website for the most up-to-date information from the government related to the national response. 

Page reviewed: 01 Apr 2020 1:27pm