Events at Orange

Events such as concerts and sports matches can go ahead.

Key points

  • Events can go ahead.
  • There are no limits on how many people can attend.
  • You do not need to wear a face mask at an event, either indoors or outdoors.

Controlled-access events

Controlled-access events involve ticketing, registration or another way to control access. They can be held either at a commercial or private venue.

They can go ahead at Orange.

Examples of events and venues include:

  • auctions
  • cinemas
  • concert venues
  • conferences
  • commercial recreational activities
  • private galleries
  • sporting events
  • stadiums.

Face masks

You do not need to wear a face mask at an event, either indoors or outdoors.

Workers and volunteers at indoor events must wear face masks — unless they are exempt.


Outdoor community gatherings

Outdoor community gatherings that are open to the public and do not require tickets or registration must follow the rules for gatherings.

Gatherings at Orange


No capacity limits

There are no limits on the number of people who can attend an event. This applies indoors and outdoors.


Keep up healthy habits

Healthy habits help protect you, your whānau and others from catching or spreading COVID-19. Examples include:

  • wear a face mask indoors
  • stay home when sick
  • open windows to let out stale air
  • wash or sanitise your hands
  • physically distance from people you do not know.

Keep up healthy habits


More information for event organisers

Event organisers and staff can find more information on business.govt.nz.

Events and gatherings guidelines | business.govt.nz (external link)


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