17 August 2021

In light of this evening’s Covid-19 announcement, New Zealand is moving to Alert Level 4 at 11:59pm for three days; with Auckland and the Coromandel remaining in Alert Level 4 for an extra five days. All rugby league activity under Alert Level 4 (playing, contact and non-contact training) is postponed, subject to ongoing Government updates.

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

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

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

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.