COVID-19 information for Canterbury Muslims

Christchurch is currently at Covid-19 Alert Level 1.

At Alert Level 1, everyone can return without restriction to work, school, sports and domestic travel, and you can get together with as many people as you want.

Controls at the borders remain. Find out more here.

Local information and support

Christchurch City Council COVID-19

Visit this site for information on how COVID-19 is impacting Christchurch City Council services, facilities and community events.

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Canterbury District Health Board

Visit this site for information on changes to local health services and facilities, including hospitals.

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Civil Defence Canterbury Helpline

If you are in the Canterbury region and need Welfare support, please call: 
0800 24 24 11

Muslim Wellbeing Team

Purapura Whetu provides culturally appropriate, multilingual support for families in the Muslim community.

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Wellbeing support

All Right have launched a mental health and wellbeing website with simple things we can all do to help ourselves and our community get through COVID-19.

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Support for healthcare workers and over 70s

If you’re a healthcare worker or over 70, a local student can help you with groceries, picking up
prescriptions and childcare through the Student Volunteer Army.

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Government advice and support

Unite against Covid19

Visit the government COVID-19 website for all official advice on what to do, and the latest

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Support for workers and families

Visit the Work and Income website for information about the support available to help workers and businesses including wage subsidies, food grants and childcare for essential workers.

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Health advice

Access the latest health advice for the general public on COVID-19 through the Ministry of

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Immigration advice

Visit the Immigration New Zealand website for information about measures for all travellers, student visa holders and migrant workers.

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Government WhatsApp

Visit the Government’s WhatsApp channel to access updates and official advice, including information about symptoms, financial support and travel.

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Information for students

Access information about childcare, school and tertiary education on the Ministry of Education website, or talk to your education provider.

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