Alert Level 2
Most Council facilities are open and will be operating under the Level 2 guidelines, keep an eye on our Facebook page for regular updates or visit our Covid-19 Services and facilities page. For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit covid19.govt.nz and health.govt.nz.
When the Wellington region moves into Covid-19 Alert Level 3 at midnight tonight, there will be a few more Council services and recreation options available for Porirua City.
These include mountain biking, tennis and other court sports, the reopening of Spicer Landfill, cemeteries, and an increase in numbers able to attend funerals.
In all cases when you are out of your home, you need to keep two metres from anyone not in your bubble. Masks must be worn on public transport, when accessing any services or businesses, and are strongly encouraged when you’re outside your home and in a place where it is hard to keep your distance from other people.
Contact tracing is required – using the Covid tracer app or by supplying your name and contact details.
Here are some of the changes – which apply from Wednesday 1 September:
Mountain bike tracks:
Mountain biking is okay if you are experienced and know the trail. Stick to easy trails. Make sure you maintain a two-metre distance from other people.
Sports fields and outdoor courts:
Courts, turf and sportsgrounds are open for personal exercise. Stay in your bubble. Team sports or training outside of your bubble are not allowed. Avoid using any common equipment touched by people from outside your bubble.
Spicer Landfill and recycling:
Resource consent enforcement:
Resource consent planning:
District Plan hearings:
All site visits will be subject to strict Covid-19 safety requirements. Any staff accessing Council sites or other premises will follow strict health and safety protocols including handwashing and sanitising, signing in, physical distancing and wearing masks where required.
Other services that have been closed or suspended during Alert Level 4 will not change under Alert Level 3. These include:
For more information on council services under Alert Level 3 visit poriruacity.govt.nz/covid
31 Aug 2021