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 8 th 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/.
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At Alert Level 2, you can go to work, and all businesses and services can open but must follow public health rules. These include physical distancing, some workers wearing face coverings, and displaying the NZ COVID Tracer QR code.
Playing conditions during Level 2 Lockdown Following Tennis NZ guidelines tennis is still only available for members. The clubrooms will be closed (but toilets can be accessed).
This is because Auckland is still in level 4 lockdown and Tennis NZ wants the whole country to be in level 2 for at least a week before any tournaments, so players have time to prepare.
All covid scanning and sanitising requirements are to be followed as per TNZ/ Sport NZ (Level 2 still to be released) & TTA guidelines. All Covid-19 delta guidelines for level 2 found here. Level 2 sees Members back on the courts with our registrations opening for this season from September 17th. Watch this space!
Alert Level 3 update as at 31st August 2021 (guidance Tennis New Zealand) Tennis is permitted at Level 3, in a safe controlled environment. Play is only permitted with those inside your household bubble. You should scan in, stay at least 2m away from those outside your bubble, and sanitise your hands on entry and exit to the courts.
At Alert Level 2, people who are probable or confirmed cases of COVID-19, or who are a close contact of a case, will have to self-isolate for 14 days, or until cleared by a doctor. People arriving from overseas will continue to be placed in managed-isolation for 14 days, or quarantine if they are showing symptoms.
Sport New Zealand has released new information about sport and recreation during alert level 3, with the nationwide level 4 lockdown due to end on Monday 11.59pm next week.