COVID-19 Information

Here you will find all the information you need to know how both the men’s and women’s New Zealand Lacrosse associations (collectively New Zealand Lacrosse) are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what we’re doing to make sure our people stay safe.

COVID-19 Updates:

10 August 2021 – Sport NZ – Level 2 Guidelines

21 August 2021 – NZ Lacrosse COVID Update – Level 4


Status of Community Lacrosse Activities:

Under the current levels and per Government guidelines:

Alert Level 4 in Auckland: All Lacrosse activity must NOT commence

The following rules for sport and recreation across Auckland in Alert Level 4 apply:

  • All sporting facilities are closed.
  • Organised sport cannot take place (except within your bubble).
  • Only essential services can operate.

Please refer to the Sport NZ and NZ Government guidelines and requirements – Sport NZ – Level 4 Guidelines

Alert Level 2 the rest of New Zealand: Lacrosse activity CAN commence with the required restrictions

The following rules for sport and recreation across the rest of New Zealand in Alert Level 2 apply:

  • Contact Tracing and Mandatory Record Keeping: All facilities and organisations must also display the NZ COVID Tracer QR code at every entry point to allow people to track their own movements.
  • Gatherings: All facilities must adhere to conditions regarding gatherings (group limits of 50 indoors and 100 outdoors).
  • Cleaning and Hygiene: Participants should wash and dry their hands before and after playing; equipment should be washed and dried before and after playing. Measures should be taken to minimise the sharing of equipment.
  • Physical Distancing: People may participate in team sports and physical activities, provided the gathering requirements are met (i.e. groups of 50 indoors, groups of 100 outdoors) and all other public hygiene measures along with contact tracing are in place.

If unwell, you should not be participating (or leaving home) if they are displaying symptoms of COVID-19, awaiting a test, or if required to self-isolate.

Please refer to the Sport NZ and NZ Government guidelines and requirements – Sport NZ – Level 2 Guidelines.

Getting Help and Advice

The following national authorities and links provide up to date information on guidelines for New Zealand in the fight against COVID-19.