30th August 2021

In light of today’s Covid-19 announcement, Auckland remains at Alert Level 4 for another two weeks until at least Monday, September 13.

Northland is set to move to Alert Level 3 at 11:59 pm this Thursday, subject to negative test results.

Those south of the Auckland boundary will move to Alert Level 3 tomorrow at 11:59 pm, for at least one week, with cabinet set to review progress, Monday September 6.

Under both Alert Level 4 and Alert Level 3, all rugby league activity (playing, contact and non-contact training) is suspended.

New Zealanders are instructed to stay home in their bubble other than for essential personal movement.

Those in Level 3 ONLY can expand household bubbles to reconnect with close family/whanau.

Face masks are mandatory for anyone using public transport for essential travel, visiting supermarkets and essential services.

Remember to use the NZ Covid Tracer app with Bluetooth tracing turned on.

No regional travel is allowed across boundaries, except for essential workers.

Any person feeling unwell or presenting cold, flu, or COVID-19 symptoms should immediately contact their doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

NZRL is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to update you with the latest information, subject to ongoing Government updates.

We thank our rugby league communities for their ongoing resilience and understanding.