The move to Alert Level 1 will signal a return to business as usual at Christchurch City Council’s public facilities.
However, contact tracing measures and rigorous cleaning protocols will remain in place.
“Under Level 1 there are no requirements for physical distancing in public places so that means all our facilities will be able to resume operating largely as they were before the COVID crisis,’’ says the Council’s Incident Management Team lead Mary Richardson.
“We are looking forward to seeing our libraries, pools, fitness centres and community centres humming with people again.''
When the country moves to Alert Level 1:
With restrictions lifting on gathering numbers under Alert Level 1, the Council’s Events team is looking at upcoming events and exploring options to create a new events landscape for 2020. They will continue to provide advice and support to the local events industry on operating safely, with a focus on contact tracing processes.
More information will be released soon on events planned for the coming months.
The Council’s animal management services will return to normal from Wednesday 10 June. These include complaint investigations, property inspections, school education programmes and reopening the dog shelter to the public.
The free dog microchipping service will resume 11am to noon every Wednesday from 17 June.
Please contact us on 03 941 8999 if you’ve lost your dog or to report animal management issues.