COVID-19 Info Hub

We want to do everything we can to encourage people to stay active, wherever possible, which we think is now more important than ever.  We have produced a helpful one-pager which sets out some great ideas for being active at home or close to home and we also encourage you to check out the fabulous outdoor spaces we have within our wider Wellington region (but please stay 2m away from other people).

Below you'll find updates, business continuity information, exercises that you can do at home, nutrition advice (including recipes), postponements and cancellations, and other useful links.

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Community Resilience Fund

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Wellbeing Hub

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Info for play, active recreation and sport sector

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Healthy recipes

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Grant Funding Overview - COVID-19

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Wednesday 27 May - 100 person gathering limit and contact tracing of spectators

On Monday the Government announced that from 12 noon Friday 29 May, gatherings can be held with up to 100 people. The new limit applies to gatherings at your home, events outside of home and public venues – including church services, weddings and, funerals and tangihanga.

Cabinet will again review the settings of Alert Level 2 on 8 June and have agreed that no later than 22 June, 4 weeks from today, they will consider a move to Alert Level 1.

Following this announcement, Sport New Zealand has released some further clarification and examples of the impact of this new guideline.

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Tuesday 19 May - Budget 2020 support package announced

On Sunday the Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced a $265m investment into the Sport and Recreation sector as part of Budget 2020.  The funding will be spread over four years and seek to achieve three outcomes. A copy of the announcement can be found here.

This is the largest ever investment by Government into the Play, Active Recreation and Sport sector and it reflects the significant impact of COVID-19.

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Additional Information

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand has put together some tips for looking after your mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19 to help everyone get through this time, and beyond.

Top Tips

All our information supports guidelines set out by the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Government. To find out more information visit the New Zealand COVID-19 website.

Additionally, find information specific to the Wellington region including:

  • Safe Shopping Tips
  • Advice for Essential Workers
  • Advice for Retail (including dairies)