14 September 2020 – Auckland remains at Level 2.5, rest of NZ Level 2, public transport distancing removed

Type of Intervention: Regulation, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Health, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional (Auckland) and National
Lead People/Agency: DG Health / Min Transportation

Overview: PM announces that Auckland region will remain at level ‘2.5’ restrictions, to be reviewed on 21 Sept. Social distancing on public transportation is no longer required but masks essential. Rest of country at level 2 restrictions
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/updates-and-resources/latest-updates/new-zealand-remains-at-alert-level-2/

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Type of Justification: Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base), behviour change cited as taking effect
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Mandatory social distancing no longer required “due to passengers taking the use of face coverings seriously and regularly scanning QR codes.”