Waipā District Council alert level 1 FAQs
Council’s offices, libraries, museum and public facilities such as playgrounds are open. However, residents are urged to wash their hands and use the NZ COVID Tracer app to keep track of where they’ve been.
Council operations such as roading, water services, maintenance, major projects, essential services and recycling will continue as normal in Alert Level 1.
Yes, it’s back to business as usual at the Cambridge and Te Awamutu libraries and Te Awamutu Museum.
The Te Awamutu Museum is open from 10am – 4pm on weekdays and 10am – 2pm on Saturdays.
Cambridge and Te Awamutu libraries are open from 9am – 5pm Mondays and Thursdays, 9.30am-5pm Tuesdays, 9am-8pm Wednesdays and Fridays, and 9.30am-1pm Saturdays.
Hand sanitising stations and contact tracing protocols will remain in place at all facilities.
Playgrounds, skate parks, BMX tracks, mountain bike parks and boat ramps remain open during Alert Level 1. Remember to wash your hands – before and after using the facilities.
It’s still worthwhile to keep a safe distance from people you don’t know while out and about. This will help to minimise the spread of Covid-19 if community transmission returns.
You can use parks, reserves and dog exercise areas. Please remember to pick up your dog’s poo when out and about.
For up-to-date information about using GoWaipa facilities during Alert Level 1, visit gowaipa.com
All public toilets across the district are open in Alert Level 1.
There is no limit on the number of people who can attend a social gathering or event or enter a public facility at Alert Level 1. If you have any questions about your local event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council and committee meetings will resume face-to-face in Council chambers. However, meetings will continue to be streamed online via Council’s YouTube channel.
Our recycling service will continue as normal in Alert Level 1. If your recycling hasn’t been collected please call 0800 WAIPADC (924 723) and we will do our best to resolve the issue.
Rubbish in Waipā is a privately-owned service. For any enquiries, please speak to your rubbish provider. If you use yellow pre-paid bags, your provider is EnviroWaste which can be contacted on 0800 240120.
Symptoms of Covid-19 include a cough, a high temperature (at least 38°C), shortness of breath, sore throat, sneezing and runny nose and/or temporary loss of smell.
If you have these symptoms please visit covid19.govt.nz or call your doctor immediately.
You legally must wear a face covering when travelling into, from or through Auckland on public transport or aircraft.