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

22 February 2021 – Return to Lacrosse Guidelines – Level 1

17 February 2021 – Lacrosse Guidelines

14 February 2021 – Lacrosse Guidelines

13 September 2020 – NZ Lacrosse National Tournaments Update

7 September 2020 – NZSS Lacrosse Champs Cancellation

12 August 2020 – Lacrosse Guidelines

12 June 2020 – Return to Play Survey Summary

10 June 2020
Return to Lacrosse Guidelines – Level 1

19 May 2020 Return to Lacrosse Guidelines – Level 2

9 May 2020

20 April 2020

19 March 2020

16 March 2020

What’s happened so far?

As of 11.59pm on Monday 22 February, Auckland will move to Alert Level 1. 

Further detailed information will be provided as and when possible following on-going guidance and advice from Sport NZ and NZ Government.

Following the move to Alert Level 1 for all of New Zealand, please take time to review the
22 February 2021 – Return to Lacrosse Guidelines – Level 1

Status of Community Lacrosse Activities:

Alert Level 1 for all of New Zealand:
Under Alert Level 1 and Government guidelines, certain Lacrosse activity may commence, but please remember to follow the NZ Government guidelines:

● Record keeping to enable contact tracing if required.
● Equipment and surfaces should be regularly cleaned and disinfected where practical.
● Good personal hygiene practices should continue – wash and dry hands before and after activity, cough into elbow and don’t touch your face.
● Stay home if you’re sick and do not take part in Lacrosse activities if you have flu-like symptoms, self-isolate at home and get tested immediately.

If a participant or member of the NZ Lacrosse community wishes to discuss any details relating to these guidelines, or NZ Government guidelines, they are asked and encouraged to do this. In the first instance, this should be submitted to the Executive of the Regional Body which will be submitted to the Executive of NZWLA and NZLA (via ).

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.

  • Unite against COVID-19 Government website –
  • Ministry of Health –
  • Sport NZ –
  • Healthline – 0800 358 5453
  • Government helpline – 0800 779 997
  • Need to talk? Call or text 1737 or visit