Regarding the sector, MoE updates

18 March 2020 - The Ministry of Education have posted some very useful FAQs for Early Learning Services - please have a look at this link for further information

See all of our COVID-19 MoE updates from 2020 here

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27 January 2021 - As we expected new cases of COVID are revealing themselves. The latest update is in the Ministry of Health press release attached.

28 January  - Read the latest MoE bulletin here.

14 February - Read the latest MoE bulletin here. It has an update on COVID-19 Alert Levels following the decision to move to Alert Level 3 in Auckland and Alert Level 2 for the remainder of New Zealand, from midnight tonight (14 February)

15 February - Read the latest MoE bulletin here.

17 February - Read the latest MoE bulletin here. Information on people leaving managed isolation, keep sending your weekly attendance data, funding arrangements – recording absences, template letters for your parent and whānau

18 February - Read the latest MoE bulletin here. Information on Face coverings on public transport.

23 February - Read the latest COVID-19 update here.

28 February - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. The Prime Minister last night announced that from 6am this morning Auckland would return to Alert Level 3 for a period of seven days, and the rest of New Zealand would go to Alert Level 2 for the same period. 

01 March - Read the latest COVID-19 update here

Auckland will move to Alert Level 2 at 6am Sunday 7 March. The rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 1 at the same time. This will be the case for a week and the Prime Minister announced the Government would look to review before the start of the weekend.

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23 June 2021

Wellington is moving to Alert Level 2 at 6pm tonight (23 June) until 11.59pm on Sunday 27 June. This includes Wairarapa and the Kāpiti Coast to north of Ōtaki. The rest of New Zealand will remain at Alert Level 1. 

27 June 2021  - Read the latest COVID-19 update here.

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17 August 2021

Auckland and Coromandel will go into level 4 lockdown for seven days – and the rest of the country for three days – from 11.59pm tonight (17 August) . Read the latest COVID-19 update here.

18 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here

19 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here.

20 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on accessing premises

20 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on what to do if your centre has a confirmed case of COVID-19

23 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on childcare for workers in Alert Level 4 businesses and services..and more

24 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on mandatory requirement for contact tracing and QR codes, EAP Services...and more

25 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on Kia Manawaroa: Information hub for whānau Māori...and more

26 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on current Alert Level 3 guidance...and more

27 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It includes a message from the Secretary for Education

29 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on planning for alert level change... and more

30 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on opening your service at Alert Level 3... and more

31 August 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on face coverings at early learning services at Alert Level 3... and more

01 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on alert Level 3 funding change for quality-funded home-based services... and more

02 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on alert Northland moving to Alert Level 3... and more

03 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on clarification on funding arrangements in Alert Level 3... and more

06 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on a change to the way you access the Early Learning Information system... and more

07 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on Alert Level 2 guidance material... and more

08 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on Tranche two proposals for the Early Learning Regulatory Review... and more

10 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on access to education in different alert levels... and more

13 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on Privacy concerns about contact tracing registers

14 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on Auckland: Planning for Alert Level 3

15 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on an update on Pay Parity

20 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on an update on funding for the Auckland [and Waikato] region in October... and more

21 September 2021 - Read the latest COVID-19 update here. It has information on an update on communicating about the need for vaccinations... and more