Tennis NZ Updates
Tennis NZ is monitoring all available news sources regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation changes we are making decisions regarding appropriate measures for tennis and will post updates on this page.
UPDATE 10 SEPT 2021
Auckland is at Alert Level 4, the rest of NZ is at Alert Level 2.
Sport specific guidance for Alert Level 2 has been released by Sport NZ and the most up to date alert level guidance for tennis can be found here: ALERT LEVEL GUIDELINES
UPDATE 7 SEPT 2021
Auckland is at Alert Level 4 — the rest of NZ will move to Alert Level 2 at 11:59pm on 7 September.
Tennis NZ are following Sport NZ for specific guidelines for the sport and recreation sector relating to Alert Level 2. It is expected that Sport NZ may not have new Level 2 guidelines ready until 8th September (Wednesday morning). If you would like to check the Sport NZ website, information can be found here - https://sportnz.org.nz/covid-19-response/alert-level-information/.
For all those clubs, venues and coaching businesses entering Level 2 at 11.59pm on 7th September 2021, we recommend the following from the covid19.govt.nz website:
- Contact tracing is a requirement – display multiple posters at your club/venue for people to check in via the QR code. Provide an alternative method (such as a paper form, and a collection box – more details here)
- Maintain 2 metre distance from people you don’t know
- Employees are encouraged to wear a face covering as they are in contact with many people. (amended 6.30pm 7/9/21)
- Others should wear a face covering wherever possible, except when exercising and playing sports
- Observe gathering limits for events - https://covid19.govt.nz/activities/events-and-entertainment/
- Practice good hygiene by providing hand sanitiser, keeping equipment clean, limiting the use of shared equipment
- Make yourself familiar with the general Level 2 requirements for sport and recreation - https://covid19.govt.nz/activities/sports-and-recreation/#sport-at-alert-level-2
We will share more updates, including our ‘alert level guidelines for tennis activity’, once we have received more detailed guidelines from Sport NZ.