Covid-19 Protection Framework | Traffic lights

Published on 2nd Dec, 2021

Parishes across the Diocese of Palmerston North will be entering different traffic light settings from 11:59pm 2 December 2021.

To find out local traffic light settings please visit the Covid-19 website.


Parish responses to the traffic light settings may differ slightly across the diocese.

If you have any questions about your local parish and information about Mass times, please contact them directly.


The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have released a set of guidelines for the traffic light system.

You can access the New Zealand Catholic Bishops guidelines here.


For more comprehensive information from the Ministry of Health about the impact on various traffic light settings on places of worship, you can view this document.


Visit the official NZ COVID website for the most up-to-date information.

Have a question? We can help. Get in touch with the Diocese.