COVID-19

Last Updated: 25 June 2021

On 23 June the Wellington region was placed in Covid Level 2 until 11:59pm Sunday 27 June.

At Alert Level 2 the disease is contained, but there is a risk of community transmission.

At Alert Level 1, there is still a risk of COVID-19 returning to the community. We encourage you to continue tracking where you’ve been and who you’ve seen to help with contact tracing, if required.

We encourage voluntary and not-for-profit sport and recreation facilities and events to display NZ COVID Tracer app QR codes to assist with contact tracing.

Community Sport

At Covid Alert Level 2 – Community sports are limited to groups of 100 in a defined space. Referees, officials and other workers providing services to a sports game are not included in the 100 people.

A sports field can have multiple defined spaces by keeping:

  • people in groups of up to 100
  • groups separate either through consistent 2 metre physical distancing when outdoors, or using barriers.

We recommend groups be prevented from intermingling or sharing common facilities at the same time.

If in doubt please refer to official website links at the foot of this page.

No one should be attending any gathering if they are displaying symptoms of COVID-19, awaiting test results or are required to self isolate.

Junior Football

Contact Tracing

Please ensure all members are signing in with the Government tracing app, NZ COVID TRACER where available.

Senior Football

Tracing:
Tracing is a requirement for all alert levels.

The Government has developed a tracing App, NZ COVID TRACER.
Please ensure you have downloaded this app.
The Council has printed and put the QR codes that are used with the tracing app up at their respective grounds and facilities (if not already in place).

Social Distancing:
Please be mindful of social distancing requirements when arriving or leaving fields.
Keep 2 metres in open space.
Keep 1 metre in confined space.

Hygiene:
Please ensure correct hygiene protocols are both communicated and followed through.
This includes:

  • Sanitising hands before and after activity
  • Avoiding touch points
  • Refraining from pre match rituals such as handshakes, huddles and high fives
  • Disinfect equipment before and after use
  • Under no circumstances share drink bottles
  • Where possible refrain from sharing equipment (gloves, kit etc)

Officials:
Capital Football Officials have been instructed to NOT take part in the RESPECT pre match protocols.
This includes:

  • No handshakes at the captain’s toss
  • No pre-game or post game handshakes

As always, please respect their instructions regarding these areas.

Key info

  • Appropriate contact tracing, hygiene and sanitation measures must be in place.
  • Changing facilities are currently open at Level 1 and 2.
  • Please observe physical distancing where possible

Cleaning and hygiene

  • Water bottles should not be shared under any circumstance
  • Spitting or other similar actions is prohibited, including on GK gloves
  • Please refrain from physical greetings e.g. handshakes
  • Shared equipment should be cleaned before and after each session

Physical distancing

    When possible 2 metres physical distancing should be observed, during some activites this may not be possilbe, if you feel uncomfortable with this please let the appropriate people know.

Feeling unwell?

No one should be attending any gathering if they are displaying symptoms of COVID-19, awaiting test results or are required to self isolate.

Some useful links

Sport NZ COVID-19 info
Capital Football COVID-19 info
COVID-19 website