Active Recreation(e.g. walking or going to the gym)
Alert Level 3 - Step 2
You can now meet other people for active recreation (up to a maximum of 25 people) outdoors.
You can travel for active recreation within your region.
Physical distancing (2 metres) with people outside your bubble should be maintained.
Activities should remain low risk and within your current abilities and don’t pick up new activities.
Contact activity or sharing equipment or balls with people outside your bubble should not go ahead.
Scenarios at Alert Level 3 - Step 2
Gyms, indoor recreation facilities and swimming pools cannot open.
Personal trainers and professional coaches can now carry out in person coaching as long as it is outdoors, involves a maximum of 25 people and physical distancing of 2 metres is maintained.
Short walks (for example, under 3 hours) on easy trails are permitted.
High risk activities are discouraged, because these activities expose participants
or other users to increased danger and may require complex search and rescue services.
Water based activities(e.g. swimming, kayaking, surfing)
Lower risk – would be activities that you can comfortably undertake, and have done so previously, in conditions that do not pose any additional risks (e.g. calm water or moderate temperatures)
High risk – would be challenging activities or challenging conditions (e.g. high winds, large waves, rips, or cold-water temperatures)
Alert Level 3 - Step 2 More water-based activities are now possible.
Water-based activities are discouraged where they would expose participants to danger or require search and rescue services.
Maintain 2 metres physical distancing with people outside your bubble.
Remain within your current abilities and don’t pick up new activities.
Scenarios at Alert Level 3 - Step 2 All public aquatic facilities are closed (only workers can enter premises). More water-based activities are now possible. You can now go:
Sailing and boating (it is recommended that you only do this with people from the same household)
Fishing from a motorised boat or vessel
You must: not meet more than 25 people, and stay within the limits of your abilities. Physical distancing of 2 metres is strongly encouraged. Further guidance on boating and water-based activities at each alert level is provided by Maritime NZ (www.maritimenz.govt.nz/recreational/).
If in doubt, then don’t go out.