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Council services at Covid Alert Level 2

17 May 2020

Council services at Covid Alert Level 2

Council has opened a range of its services at Covid-19 Alert Level 2 but it's all part of a gradual move to what will become a new normal.

Council has measures in place to ensure the safety of both staff and customers.

Awarua Fitzherbert Street is open Monday - Friday between 10am and 2pm, with physical distancing and contact tracing protocols in place.

Council’s Te Puia Springs service centre remains closed.

People are still encouraged to do as much as possible online and all payments at customer service will be cashless.

Parking will continue to be free in the city.

The HB Williams Memorial Library is open between 10am - 3pm with restrictions in place.

The Olympic Pool remains closed to carry out repairs on leaks to the 50m pool.

The Taruheru Cemetery office will reopen but enquiries by phone or email are encouraged.

Public toilets have reopened and also playgrounds.

Council workers are spraying high touch points around the district with environmentally-friendly disinfectant but people are encouraged to continue regular hand washing and sanitising, and not to touch unless need be.

Freedom camping areas around the region remain closed and will be monitored.

The city's transfer station in Innes Street have all the recycling chutes open, alongside the other services and with physical distancing guidelines in place. All payment is still cashless.

Kerbside rubbish and recycling collection continues as normal.

People are encouraged to access all Council services through our Covid-19 webpage(external link).