Update to NZTR COVID-19 Directive

12 September, 2022
NZTR has updated the NZTR COVID directive with effect from 13 September 2022, so that rather than being a blanket requirement for Jockeys (and other specified persons who work in and around the Wei

NZTR COVID-19 Protocols

24 March, 2022
Click here to find NZTR directives relating to COVID-19.  These will be updated as and when necessary.

Next steps for Racing under Red

24 January, 2022
NZTR has met with clubs, the Racing Integrity Board, the Jockeys’ Association, and other stakeholders to determine the next steps for racing under Red in the Covid Traffic Light System

NZTR Covid Update

29 November, 2021
The government’s cautious move into the Traffic Light System will see several North Island regions enter Red from Friday, 3 December. Northland, Auckland, Taupo and Rotorua Lak

NZTR transition to COVID Protection Framework

26 November, 2021
There is one thing which will be vital for those expecting to attend a race or trial meeting from Friday, 3 December. The government’s My Vaccine Pass will be essential for any

NZTR Covid Update

24 November, 2021
As the government announced earlier this week, vaccine passes will become part of our lives from Friday, 3 December. This is when the COVID Protection Framework, more commonly referr

NZTR Covid Update

19 November, 2021
Following the government’s recent announcement about the move to its proposed Traffic Light framework (COVID-19 Protection Framework) NZTR has consulted with clubs regarding the need f

Covid Testing requirements - NZ Cup meeting

1 November, 2021
As has been the case since 15 September, inter-island travel for racing participants has been subject to the following requirements: For a jockey to be engaged at a race meeting

NZTR COVID-19 Update

22 October, 2021
Transitioning to a vaccinated economy NZTR is considering the implications for Thoroughbred racing arising from the Government’s COVID Protection Framework announced

Media Release - Christchurch Cup Week

19 October, 2021
COVID-19 UPDATE:  NEW ZEALAND CUP MEETING NOVEMBER 2021 Due to the ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19 restrictions and the rules for operating under COVID