COVID-19 detected in Whakatū (Nelson)

(this page was last updated at 11:15am on Werdnesday 1 December 2021)


Kia ora e te whānau

The Ministry of Health has confirmed a person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Whakatū Nelson.

Please check the following locations of interest:

  • 623 in the City, Nelson (Friday, November 19, 1.15pm-2.30pm)
  • Hardy’s Bar & TAB (Friday, November 19, 2.30pm-3pm and Thursday, November 25, 5.50pm-6.10pm, Sunday, November 28, 4pm-4.15pm)
  • Richmond Liquid Laundromat (Friday, November 19, 4.45pm-6.30pm, Thursday 25 November 6.15pm-8pm)
  • Lone Star, Nelson (Friday, November 19, 8.15pm-8.45pm)
  • Z Rutherford Service Station, Nelson (Friday, November 19, 8.30pm-9pm, Saturday, November 20, 5am-5.30am, Saturday, November 27, 11.3am-12pm, Sunday, November 28, 4.30pm-4.45pm)
  • Four Square Mapua (Saturday, November 20, 4pm-5pm)
  • McDonald’s Rutherford St Nelson (Saturday, November 20, 5am-5.30am)
  • Big Barrel Liquor Store Nelson (Tuesday, November 23 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm)
  • Z Rutherford Service Station Nelson (Tuesday, November 23, 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm)
  • Raeward Fresh Wholesale Richmond (Tuesday, November 23, 5:30 pm – 5:45 pm)
  • New World Nelson (Tuesday, November 23 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm)
  • Mapua Fruit and Vege (Wednesday, November 24 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm)
  • Z Rutherford Service Station Nelson (Thursday, November 25, 11:40 pm – 11:50 pm)
  • Ewing Poultry, Hope (Saturday 27 November 10.30am-11am)
  • Z Richmond Service Station, Richmond (Saturday 27 November 10.45am-11.10am, Saturday 27 November 2.35pm-2.45pm)
  • McDonald’s Nelson (Saturday, November 27 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm)
  • Richmond Mall (Saturday 27 November 1.30pm-2.40pm)
  • Pak n Save Richmond Mall (Saturday 27 November 1.40pm-2.15pm)
  • Hey Sushi Richmond Mall Food Court (Saturday, November 27, 2.15pm-2.30pm)
  • Fresh Choice Nelson, (Saturday, November 27, 3pm-3.30pm)
  • Secrets Gentlemen’s Club (Saturday, November 27, 5.30pm-midnight, Sunday, November 28, midnight-3am)

Further information as to locations of interest can be viewed on the Ministry of Health’s website: click here to view.

Our ask to whānau is simple:

  • GET TESTED: if you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, call Healthline for free on 0800 358 5453 to discuss getting a test. To find your nearest testing station, visit
  • GET VACCINATED: Everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand aged 12 years and over can book their free COVID-19 vaccination now. Visit the Ministry of Health website to book your vaccine, or to find a walk-in centre near you:
  • CHECK IN WITH WHĀNAU: give your whānau, kaumātua and friends a call to check on their well-being. COVID-19 in our community is unsettling: it’s important that we make sure our whānau are okay.

Kia kaha whānau — stay safe, follow the guidance of health officials and let’s unite against COVID-19.

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