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COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins asks everyone to support the National Day of Action on 16 October. There will be vaccine clinics open throughout Aotearoa all day and into the evening.
To find out where the pop-up and drive-through vaccination clinics are happening in our region go to the Nelson Marlborough Health website(external link)
Most people aged 12 and over need to get a test before permitted personal travel from Alert Level 3 regions to Alert Level 2 regions. The testing requirement applies to travel by land and air.
Changes to travel permitted across Alert Level boundaries may see the return of some NMIT staff and students to our region.
In order to keep our staff and ākonga safe, NMIT has introduced some extra public health control measures.
Anyone returning to Nelson Marlborough to attend NMIT from a Level 3 area is required to:
If you are unsure or have any questions please talk to your tutor.
All of New Zealand south of the Auckland boundary is now at Alert Level 2.
Campuses are now fully open. Teaching and learning is in person (where possible). Staff have returned onsite.
There are new restrictions associated with Alert Level 2 and NMIT is following the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) guidelines for operating under this level.
Students please check with tutors, or Moodle forums, MyNMIT, or Teams regularly to get the latest information about any classes.
Afterhours access allowed for NMIT staff and learners (for study purposes only). There will be additional security patrols and NMIT ID checking.
Learners who are considered at-risk or a vulnerable person(external link) and not vaccinated may, in consultation with their curriculum area, arrange to learn offsite. However, they may learn onsite if it is safe to do so.
Under Alert Level 2 guidelines, sport and recreation activities are allowed.
The Nelson Campus gym remains open, but students are responsible for ensuring industry best practice is adhered to, including QR code scanning.
The outdoor recreation area (the sports turf) is open and has its own QR code.
The library building (M Block) on Nelson Campus remains accessible to NMIT staff and students only.
Anyone accessing the service will be required to**:
**This aligns with tertiary education libraries.
All food outlets on campus sites will be open and follow public health control measures.
Staff can visit the NMIT Intranet(external link) for more information.
Who do I contact at NMIT for more information?
For any academic enquiries please email your tutor in the first instance.
For student wellbeing support provided by senior counselling students call 021 246 6711.
For any urgent 24/7 care please call: 0800 718 277
Learner Services are online ready to support you.
For library, study, helpdesk, equity, Māori support, Pasifika support and wellbeing team services submit a request (external link)or call 03 539 5068
SANITI - independent support.
For any issues please contact your manager. For EAP services please call: 0800 327 669.
He waka eke noa | We are all in this together
Vaccinating against COVID-19 reduces the risk of the virus to you, your whānau, and our community.
You can book your vaccinations now, through the Book My Vaccine website(external link), or through the freephone service: 0800 28 29 26.
It’s free to call, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For information about COVID-19, including what support is available, health advice, and travel restrictions visit the (external link)New Zealand Government COVID-19 website(external link)
For information on where to get tested in the Nelson Marlborough region: Nelson Marlborough Health(external link)
Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Baker has some advice on when to to get tested(external link).
Please keep an eye on the www.covid19.govt.nz(external link) website for the locations of interest for people(external link) who may be contacts of COVID-19 cases in the community.
There is a range of advice, help, or support if you need it. The COVID-19 Community support contact card(external link) has some very useful information all in one place.
Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management
If you are not eligible for support from Work and Income and you don’t have a way to access essential supplies yourself, you can contact Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management on 0800 50 50 75 (Press 1 for Nelson City or 2 for Tasman).
New Zealand Ministry of Education online
Immigration New Zealand Contact Centre helpline
Tertiary Education Commission
Education New Zealand
Information and advice(external link) for international students under Alert Level 4