March 27, 2020 | Sector: Public sector

Following the government announcement that COVID-19 Level 4 alert would be introduced on 25 March only essential services were permitted to remain open at a central place of business.

The Government determined that financial services were essential services. These were banking, insurance and other financial institutions which were deemed to be essential services and exempt from the directive to close, including Money Remitters and Money Transfer Operators


New Zealand Government