Keeping informed about Covid-19

by Bree Arnott

Our site is now closed, and all programmes postponed during the Lockdown period. All Term 1 overnight programmes, including Trades Academy programmes, have been postponed. We will continue to keep you informed about any changes to our programmes in response to Covid-19. Please read our latest updates below.

FOR HEALTH AND EDUCATION UPDATES

Ministry of Education (MOE)
For the latest MOE updates for schools, whānau and the education sector: www.education.govt.nz

Ministry of Health (MOH)
For COVID-19 health advice and information, contact the Healthline team (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453 
For international SIMS: www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus


25 March 2020

The Whenua Iti Outdoors site is closed but we are all still working. 
The team have all created their personal bubbles and set up their working from home stations, these vary from home offices to bike maintenance garages. 

If you need to get hold of us email is the best option for now: info@wio.org.nz


19 March 2020

Term One Overnight Programmes Postponed

Whenua Iti Outdoors in collaboration with local schools have made the decision to postpone Term One overnight programmes. This in particular impacts on the planned Trades Academy programmes that were scheduled in the next few weeks.

We will continue to monitor advice from health authorities and the Ministry of Education and act accordingly.  Further updates and changes to programmes will be communicated via our website and on social media.

Noho ora mai rā
Take care, look after yourself and each other
The team at Whenua Iti Outdoors


18 March 2020

Kia ora Koutou

Whenua Iti Outdoors remains open for upcoming programmes.  We have made adjustments to our programme delivery and increased hygiene measures according to the latest Ministry of Health guidelines. 

We are reviewing our processes daily and are taking a risk-averse approach.

Should future advice require changes to planned programme delivery we will keep you up to date via our website and on social media. We will continue to monitor advice from health authorities and the Ministry of Education and act accordingly.

Please contact us at info@wio.org.nz if participants meet any of the criteria below prior to your programme start:

  • If participant has been in contact with someone who has been in a COVID-19 hotspot and has flu-like symptoms.
  • If participant has been in close proximity with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19.
  • If participant bas been overseas prior to the government self-isolation measures put in place on 16 March

Noho ora mai rā

Take care, look after yourself and each other
The team at Whenua Iti Outdoors

Want to find out more about a programme or have a question for us? Talk to one of our friendly team - we're happy to help.