11 October 2021

Sector Guidance for COVID-19  

Kia ora koutou, 

We hope you’re all doing well in your regions. Please find a short update following this afternoon’s Alert Level announcement. With the situation changing regularly, we appreciate the information and frequency of these updates is likely to remain quite fluid and we’ll continue to adapt and update any advice as quickly as we can. Thank you for your ongoing understanding and support.  

In this COVID-19 Sector Update:  

  • General Alert Level Updates
  • Mandatory vaccination
  • Alert Level Guidance updates

General Alert Level updates 

There is no change in the Alert Levels across the whole country, including Northland, Auckland and the Waikato regions. Both Northland and Waikato will remain at Alert Level 3 until Thursday 14 October and Auckland will remain at Alert Level 3 – Stage 1 for another week.

Mandatory vaccinations 

Today’s announcement outlined mandatory vaccination for the healthcare and education workforce which will have implications for our sector. We’re in the process of liaising with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) to understand exactly what this looks like and will work with those of you in the sector where this may have an impact. We’ll provide an update as soon as we have more information.

Updates to Alert Level 2 guidance 
We are in the process of clarifying some elements of the Alert Level 2 guidance and will issue this as soon as it has been confirmed and updated on the Sport NZ website.  

You can access the different Alert Level guidance on our website here. 

Contacting Sport NZ 
Please contact your Partnerships Manager for further help or support if you have one, otherwise feel free to send any COVID-19-related queries to this address, and we’ll respond as soon as possible: Covid19response@sportnz.org.nz. 

Ngā mihi,

Raelene Castle


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