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Alert Levels 3 & 4 Information

Alert Level 4

  • Eliminate
  • Likely that disease is not contained

Risk Assessment

  • Sustained and intensive transmission
  • Widespread outbreaks

Government measures 

  • People instructed to stay at home
  • Educational facilities closed
  • Businesses closed except for essential services (e.g. supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics) and lifeline utilities
  • Rationing of supplies and requisitioning of facilities
  • Travel severely limited
  • Major reprioritisation of healthcare services

Yachting New Zealand measures 

  • The Yachting New Zealand office is closed – staff are working from home
  • No NZL Sailing Team, Aon Fast Track or Aon Youth Clinic sailing is taking place - training at home only
  • No sailing regattas are taking place (either cancelled or postponed)
  • Meetings, workshops or events are not taking place (unless an online option can be held)
  • No international or domestic travel (outside of local area) for Yachting New Zealand staff or athletes

Yachting New Zealand recommendations to yacht clubs

  • All clubs and facilities closed, and all activities suspended
  • All staff or volunteers should work from home

Alert Level 3

  • Restrict
  • High risk that the disease is not contained

Risk Assessment

  • Community transmission might be happening
  • New clusters may emerge but can be controlled through testing and contact tracing

Government measures

  • People instructed to stay home in their bubble other than for essential personal movement – including to go to work, school if they have to or for local recreation.

  • Physical distancing of 2m outside home (including on public transport), or 1m in controlled environments like schools and workplaces.  

  • People must stay within their immediate household bubble, but can expand this to reconnect with close family / whānau, or bring in caregivers, or support isolated people. This extended bubble should remain exclusive.  

  • Schools (years 1 to 10) and early childhood education centres can safely open, but will have limited capacity. Children should learn at home if possible.  

  • People must work from home unless that is not possible. 

  • Businesses can open premises, but cannot physically interact with customers.  

  • Low risk local recreation activities are allowed.  

  • Public venues are closed (e.g. libraries, museums, cinemas, food courts, gyms, pools, playgrounds, markets).  

  • Gatherings of up to 10 people are allowed but only for wedding services, funerals and tangihanga. Physical distancing and public health measures must be maintained. 

  • Healthcare services use virtual, non-contact consultations where possible.  

  • Inter-regional travel is highly limited (e.g. for essential workers, with limited exemptions for others).  

  • People at high risk of severe illness (older people and those with existing medical conditions) are encouraged to stay at home where possible, and take additional precautions when leaving home. They may choose to work. 

Yachting New Zealand measures

  • The Yachting New Zealand office is closed - staff are working from home
  • No NZL Sailing Team, Aon Fast Track or Aon Youth Clinic sailing is taking place - training at home only. Online learning seminars and opportunities are being held, with more being devised over time
  • No sailing regattas are taking place (either cancelled or postponed)
  • Meetings, workshops, or events are not taking place (unless an online option can be held)
  • No international or domestic travel (outside of local area) for Yachting New Zealand staff or athletes

Yachting New Zealand recommendations to yacht clubs

  • All clubs and facilities closed, and all activities suspended
  • All staff or volunteers should work from home