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Following are resources for bowls clubs under the new Red Traffic Light System. Summary guide of recommendations Full recommendations from Bowls NZ Full Covid-19 traffic light settings

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Auckland Bowls is pleased to announce the Auckland Centre representative sides playing in the Battle of the Bridge 2021 challenge on Sunday 5 December. OPEN PREM MEN Blue Team Zak Abro, Gavin Brown, Martin Dixon, Mike Galloway, Tony Grantham, Aiden Takarua, Bryce Mackie, Adam Wishnoski. White Team Mike Bradshaw, Darral Gordon, Callum Height, Steve Hoeft,...

As a result of the unexpected news that Auckland would remain in Alert Level 3.2 until Friday, 3 December, our Operations Committee has met today to review playing dates.  They have done their best to rearrange the playing dates for this event to allow maximum participation by all bowlers.  As a result, the dates have...

Update on December events
16 November 2021

5 December: Battle of the Bridge We are planning for this annual challenge for Prem 1 & 2 and 1-5 Year to go ahead. 2, 9 & 16 December:  Bowls3Five 1-5 Year 2, 9 & 16 December are qualifying dates. Tuesday 21 December is earmarked for Finals, conditional on the number of entries received. Entries...

Bowls New Zealand recently notified all bowling centres and bowling clubs, they are supporting a vaccinated bowls community in 2022.  Their position is: to encourage all bowling clubs to support members to be vaccinated against Covid-19, so we can reduce the risk of exposure and transmission of Covid-19. it is important we provide our club...

It was announced on Monday 1 November, Covid-19 restrictions will be eased for Auckland next Tuesday, 9 November at 11:59pm.  This means outdoor gatherings can increase to 25 and public facilities, such as libraries and zoos, and retail can open with mask-wearing, contact tracing and physical distancing. Bowls New Zealand has provided guidance and recommendations...

Bowls New Zealand CEO, Mark Cameron, has this afternoon released a message on a vaccinated bowls community.  Bowls New Zealand is supportive of a vaccinated bowls community in 2022, so that we can protect our membership from Covid-19. Click here to read Mark’s full message

Update on November events
27 October 2021

Auckland Bowls’ Operations Committee has today reviewed the balance of its Centre Events scheduled for November 2021.  As the current restrictions still hinder running events, we advise the following: 20-21 November Men’s Triples and Women’s Singles are cancelled. 27-28 November Men’s and Women’s Pairs are cancelled. 18 & 25 November Bowls3Five 1-5 Interclub is rescheduled...

Bowls New Zealand is working through the new Covid-19 Protection Framework. They will provide guidance on what lawn bowls activity looks like for our clubs.  This will be released before the new framework is enacted.