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Karstens NZ reopening & Covid measures in place

We are looking forward to reopening our venues in New Zealand and Australia. We have compiled the below for our bookers to assist with booking our venues. As every state is different we will update this information weekly or when a state government announces increases/decreases restrictions. We hope this will assist you to start planning any future meetings and events. Last updated September 27, 2021.

Currently we understand that the below time table for opening of our venues applies:

  • NZ Auckland, lockdown till October 3 (level 3)
  • Victoria, lockdown till Friday November 5
  • NSW, lockdown till 70% of adult population received 2 doses of vaccine, (open 11 October)
  • Queensland, 1 person per M2, facemasks compulsory
  • WA, no restrictions
  • SA, 3 people per M2, facemasks compulsory
Maximum number
Aucklandlockdown till October 3 (level 3)Monday October 4, Level 2 restrictions allowing 50 people in the venue
NSWLockdown till 70% of adult population received 2 doses of vaccineLikely opening date Monday October 11 (1 person per 4 m2)
Queensland1 person per 2M2, facemasks compulsory Maximum number up to 90 people
Western Australiano restrictions
South Australia3 people per M2
Victoria Lockdown till November 4Opening on Friday November the 5th or when 80% of the adult population received 2 vaccines.

All karstens venues have now implemented the below measures to ensure that our venues adhere to the guide lines as set out by the federal and state governments:

  • 1.5 meter physical distancing in conference rooms and break out areas.
  • Provision of clearly visible signs for customers and staff stating how many people are allowed in each conference room and break out areas.
  • Clean and disinfect high touch surfaces regularly, including desks, lift buttons, door handles and any other touch points.
  • Ensure the highest hygiene practices among food handlers and operations staff.
  • Provide and promote sanitisers for use on entering our break out area and conference rooms.
  • When there are multiple groups on a conference floor we will ask presenters to stager their breaks, so there are less people in the break out area.
  • All catering will be organised in such a way to minimize food handling for participants
  • All karstens staff completed the Covid 19 infection course and are asked to download the coronavirus tracing app, we would recommend to have any of your participants to also ask to download the app.
  • All karstens staff have completed the corona virus Covid 19 infection control training, this is a free course and you can complete this by clicking the below link.

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