09 April 2020 – Urgent maintenance of sports turfs and plants in non-plantation nurseries allowed

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Environment, Sports
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Grant Robertson (Sport and Recreation Minister), MBIE

Overview: The Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has announced that urgent maintenance of turf and care for plants in non-plantation nurseries will soon be able to go ahead under Level 4 restrictions.

“The Government has agreed that urgent upkeep and maintenance of biological assets will be able to go ahead after the Easter Weekend. This includes non-plantation nurseries, stadia turf, and golf and bowling club turf maintenance.
Full details here: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/decisions-made-urgent-turf-maintenance

Type of Justification: No justification given