Business continuity amid COVID-19

We’ve got the resources and information you need to manage your business through COVID-19, including latest updates and changes in Alert Levels, as well as support to help you get back on track.
To talk to us about the funded COVID-19 one-on-one advisory: Call 0800 500 362 or email

EMA Website


0800 22 66 57

Official COVID-19 Site

This is the EMA’s dedicated COVID-19 site, which links through to our existing website where you can access all the services you usually would. Our AdviceLine is there to help, and they can put you in touch with our Legal Team and Employment Relations, Human Resources and Health and Safety consultants. Our Conferences, training and events are all still being run as webinars, online classrooms and e-learning.
During this time we’ve created extra ways for you to exchange ideas and share knowledge with your peers to help each other through, including the NZ Business Regeneration Group and NZ Manufacturers Network. Our ExportNZ team has also created a specific ExportNZ Supply Chain Leaders Group.

Latest News:

Auckland at Alert Level 2

Auckland is at Alert Level 2 from midnight this Wednesday, September 25, and the rest of the country at Alert Level 1 from tonight, Monday, September 21.

One-on-one advice

You can get specific advice and access to Government funding to help you and your business through. Contact us to talk through how you can access this.

0800 500 362

Contact tracing crucial

Even with changing alert levels businesses still need to display the QR code and consumers should be scanning it. This will mean it’s easier to track down those who may have been exposed to COVID-19 and limit community spread.

Welcome to our COVID-19 Dashboard

Our dashboard aims to give you some immediate tips and direct you to the specific information you want quickly and easily.

Make a Plan

A Business Continuity Plan will make sure you are prepared for the impact of COVID-19.

At home

Caring for yourself and others to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when you are at home.

At work

Strategies for protecting your workplace for essential services and supporters of those.


Make sure your people are aware of and apply for the Government assistance package.

Mental Health​​

Especially during Alert Level 4 people’s mental wellbeing will be extremely important.

Customers / suppliers

There is ongoing disruption to businesses as COVID-19 spreads, but be proactive with your people.

Exports/ Imports

Many exporters are experiencing ongoing disruptions, but others have been able to continue.


Businesses looking to protect the health of their employees by supporting staff working from home.

Tax / money

If you are having difficulties your normal tax obligations Inland Revenue has a range of ways to help.