From noon on Friday, New Zealanders will be able to attend gatherings of up to 100 people, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.
The decision means that religious services will be able to resume and limits on attendees at funerals will no longer apply.
Hospitality venues will still be required to follow social distancing measures, however.
In April, the prime minister said coronavirus was "currently" eliminated in New Zealand and the country began lifting its restrictions.
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