The Takitapuwae Tourism team continue to work from home to support the Tairāwhiti Tourism industry.  As a community, we are here to support businesses, tourism operators, visitors & individuals impacted by COVID-19.  

Where to find official COVID-19 information

Where to find Government Resources for Businesses

The government’s central resource for COVID-19,, includes business information with updates about COVID-19 and guidance to help businesses. Here's where you’ll find information about:

  • latest news and updates
  • government support for businesses
  • tax and ACC
  • employment
  • travel
  • health and safety
  • landlords and tenants
  • mental health and wellbeing
  • working from home

Where to find Government Support for Businesses

Stay Connected to the New Zealand Tourism Industry:

Information for Accommodation & Hospitality providers:

Information for Travellers:

Please do not feel you are dealing with this alone, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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