This site is a resource for New Zealand exporters to help them mitigate the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
We're updating this site regularly as new information becomes available. If you're experiencing export issues related to COVID-19, please let us know so we can assist you – see our contact details below. Doing this also helps us improve support for other exporters.
This site includes:
Advice to exporters - leading people and wellbeing, information about freight and logistics, managing risk, cash flow, insurance and supply chain management
International market updates - the latest information from NZTE's international teams on COVID-19 in key markets, and what exporters need to know
Webinars, trade shows and events – webinars to help you navigate the effects of COVID-19 on your business, and status updates on international trade shows and events
Useful tools and resources - business continuity plan templates, resources for managing cash flow, and other tools to help you manage COVID-19 business impacts
Government packages and support - air freight options and available flights for immediate export needs, NZTE's Export Business Continuity Service, Regional Business Partner (RBP) support, and details on the Government's economic response package
NZ Marketplace - an online marketplace to help New Zealand exporters find offers and requests for resource at this time.
New Zealand has moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 4. Access key information from across Government for individuals, business and communities at covid19.govt.nz. This means only essential businesses, and those that support them, are permitted to operate. Essential businesses include food, medicine, healthcare, energy, fuel, waste-removal, internet and financial support. This list will evolve over time – click here for the most up to date list of essential businesses.