31 March 2020 – State of Emergency extended by 7 days

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The National Emergency Management Agency

Overview: State of Emergency extended – by law the state of emergency expires after seven days, and has to be extended each week.
Full details here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/covid-19/413023/covid-19-state-of-emergency-extended-by-7-days

Type of Justification: Considered a necessary escalation of measures
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other