News and Updates

COVID-19: Staying informed & useful resources

05 March 2020

Three cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in New Zealand. The Ministry of Health have updated their advice for public events and mass gatherings and we encourage you to continue to monitor this page for updates.

Our advice remains the same - stay informed and take some time to assess and plan - both for impacts on your events and business, and for the proactive steps you can take to protect attendees and staff at your events. The below resources have a wealth of information to help you with this.

Staying informed

Ministry of Health - First and foremost, stay abreast of developments by monitoring the Ministry of Health's website, in particular their advice for public events and mass gatherings.


World Health Organization - Key planning recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak

All About People Ltd
- Cononavirus Disease (COVID-19) Overview
- Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Response Plan

St John - COVID-19 advice for event organisers

NZEA's COVID-19 previous update

28 February 2020 - includes links to resources on event planning, business continuity planning and event cancellation considerations.