COVID-19 Support for Construction - Mates in Construction NZ
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As events change across our country due to the effects of Coronavirus, some impact may be felt across the construction industry resulting from changes to work and physical distancing.

We will continue to provide Case Management support on 0800 111 315.  Please contact your local Field Officer or the MATES office should you wish to discuss available options.

MATES has put together some useful resources that you can print and have on your site. We will continue to update these resources so please check back.

What to do when you get a covid-19 close contact notification

COVID-19 Contact Type Definitions & COVID-19 Contact Classification Process Flowchart


How to apply for the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy

The online form you fill out depends on whether you have people working for you or not. You’ll be asked to

declare you meet the criteria and agree to the obligations for the use of this payment.


If you need further assistance, you can reach WINZ at 0800 559 009

working during covid-19


PDF Guides with downloadable resources for use on-site. 

COVID-19 and working at the current alert level


Up to date Health and Safety protocols for working at Level 3

taking care of your self after losing your job

PDF Guides with downloadable resources for use on-site. 

official information

This website has everything you need to know about COVID-19 in one place. Learn the simple steps you can take to unite against the virus and slow its spread. Find out what help is available and get the latest updates.