Accessing Support during COVID-19

New Zealand’s Alert Levels are changing. From 12 noon Wednesday 13 August, until midnight Friday 15 August, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3. The rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2. As a result, I wanted to update you on what EIT are doing in light of the recent developments. We have all been planning for this and are in a position to respond quickly.

Please note the following:

For more information, contact your Programme Co-ordinator or email

I can appreciate this is unsettling news and that some of you will be anxious about this, but what is reassuring is that it is not new to us. We have been here before, we learnt from last time and we’ve got this! Things will move quite quickly over the next 24 hours, so we encourage everyone to be patient as we bring you the latest updates. Be kind to yourself and others.

Hawke’s Bay Campus Library & Learning Services

The library is open with all our services available.


Late night hours will resume on Monday 13 July.

Phone the library or support services staff if you have any questions.

Ph: 06 830 1045



As we have learnt things change quickly so stay up to date.

For health advice go to the Ministry of Health website.

For official Government information about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), including health advice and travel restrictions go to the Government COVID-19 website.

For more information about education go to the Ministry of Education website.

Looking After Yourself

There is a lot of information about looking after yourself and ways to cope with the stress of COVID-19.  If you would like to talk to someone from EIT you can contact EIT Support Services here or any of the health services below.

Websites dedicated to supporting people through COVID-19

COVID-19 government site – Look after your mental wellbeing

Mental Health Foundation – Looking after Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

All right site - Getting through together

Coping Calendar

He waka eke noa – We are all in this together