For Clubs & Coaches

All our information supports guidelines set out by the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Government. To find out more information visit the New Zealand COVID-19 website.


Covid-19 Protection Framework – Traffic Light System

This is a challenging time for all organisations, including the community sport sector. Sport NZ are committed to providing as much support, advice and guidance to community sport sector  partners around what the traffic light system will look like within our communities. The Whanganui region moves to Traffic Light Red at 11.59pm on Thursday, 2 December.


General Covid-19 Protection Framework – Traffic Light System:



 Sport and Recreation Traffic Light Table:

SNZ Sport and Recreation Under the Covid-19 Protection Framework


Traffic Light System at a Glance – Red:

SNZ Red Traffic Light System for Sport and Recreation at a Glance


Downloadable My Vaccine Pass and other public safety posters:

Covid-19 Protection Framework FAQs

COVID-19 Protection Framework FAQs | Sport New Zealand – Ihi Aotearoa (

If you have a question not covered in the FAQ’s, please direct your query to: We’ll get back to you as soon as possible during business days


Information and support 
Sport NZ know there will be ongoing questions that emerge in translating these guidelines into your operational settings.  Join the drop-in sessions below to assist with any immediate questions.

Sport NZ Sector guidance on Traffic light system Webinars – Click on the links below to join!

Wednesday 15 December: 10am-11am
Wednesday 22 December: 10am-11am


We understand many of you will be looking for guidance and advice around various situations which may occur under the new system. We understand many of you are volunteers who are giving your valuable time to ensure your sports are able to be participated in safely and by as many as possible. We thank you for your continued contribution to our sector.

If you have any questions that cannot be answered by the information provided on the website above, please do not hesitate to Aidan O’Connor, Sport and Club Partnership lead, for further help or support.

Remember to look after yourselves and your communities.

Contacting Sport Whanganui

Aidan O’Connor

022 098 2425



Use of Sport Facilities under Alert Level Two – Indoor and Outdoor

For information regarding sports grounds bookings through Whanganui District Council, click the link below:

Springvale Stadium and extension, and Jubilee Stadium and extension, can be booked directly through:

Whanganui Community Sports Centre Link

All privately owned grounds and facilities can be booked directly with the provider.

A Return to Play Health and Safety plan MUST be completed and provided directly to the sport facility (indoor or outdoor) management to confirm the booking.