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7 September 2021

HRNZ Order and Direction - Alert Level 2

"Delta" Alert Level 2 will see some changes to how race meetings are held. . .

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6 September 2021

What Alert level 2 means for racing

The Government’s latest announcement means all harness racing meetings and trials will be held at their own racecourses this week.

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2 September 2021

HRNZ Order and Direction - Alert Level 3

The Order and Direction - Level 3 is in place and remains in place while New Zealand or parts thereof are at Alert Level 3.

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2 September 2021

HRNZ commercial float operators

To assist trainers, breeders or owners in moving horses between Alert Levels here's a list of HRNZ (pending approval) commercial float operators

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1 September 2021

HRNZ’s Office is closed

HRNZ's office is still closed under Alert Level 3, all staff continue to work from home.

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31 August 2021

Covid Update : August 31 

With racing resuming this week, Harness Racing New Zealand wishes to clarify the do's and don’ts under Alert Level Three and Four.

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30 August 2021

Get the Jab!

Get the jab! A video, encouraging people to get their Covid-19 vaccinations, has just been released.

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28 August 2021

Alert Level 4 Clarification

HRNZ wish to clarify movement of horses from an Alert Level 4 area. Our level 4 Orders and Directions as approved by Government are as follows:

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27 August 2021

Extended lockdown rules out racing, for the meantime

All race meetings scheduled for New Zealand over the weekend and into the early part of next week have been cancelled following the Government’s decision to extend the Alert Level 4 lockdown.

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