Playgrounds, parks & reserves
All public playgrounds and exercise equipment, BMX tracks, skateparks, community barbecue spaces and boat ramps will remain open at alert level 2.
When using these public facilities, all residents must maintain physical distancing and should wash their hands before and after touching any public equipment. Any residents will cold or flu symptoms must refrain from using these facilities.
Parks and reserves
Parks and reserves including dog exercise facilities are open. Please maintain a distance of at least 2 metres for anyone outside your bubble when using these spaces. For more information about COVID-19, head to covid19.govt.nz.
Do I still have to keep my dog on a leash in off-leash areas?
In Waipā, dogs must be on a lead in any public place, unless in a designated dog exercise area.
During alert level 2, we recommend owners keep their dogs on leads in all areas to ensure physical distancing can take place.