CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 UPDATE 20/03/20


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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 UPDATE 20/03/20

UPDATED Friday 20 March 2020 1:00pm

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

As of Friday 20 March, Bowls New Zealand strongly recommends that (until further notice) all bowling clubs throughout the country be closed for all organised bowls events and activities.

This follows the government yesterday announcing that it will ban indoor gatherings of more than 100 people and effectively closing our borders; advancing further New Zealand’s fight against the spread of Covid-19 into our communities.

As a community, Bowls must acknowledge that our membership is most at-risk to Covid-19. With an older demographic and more significantly a demographic that has health issues, we need to be especially vigilant in our response to Covid-19.

This effectively means that all organised bowls events and activities throughout New Zealand are either postponed or cancelled for the rest of the summer 2019/2020 season. We will make recommendations on winter (2020) events dependent on information received from the government and after consultation with our bowl community.

Everyone – stay safe – stay connected and look out for your fellow bowlers.

If we can assist in any way, then please contact one of the Bowls New Zealand team.

Kia kaha, Mark Cameron – Bowls New Zealand

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