ALERT LEVEL 1 | THE PLAZANews
05 March 2021
As of Sunday 7th of March, Palmerston North has moved to Alert Level 1.
Centre Trading Hours
- Centre trading hours will return to normal. The trading hours for the centre can be found HERE.
- Individual store hours may vary so if you are coming to visit a particular store then you might want to check their hours HERE.
Management of customer numbers
- Under Alert Level 1 there are no limits on customer numbers within the centre or within a store.
- At The Plaza, keeping our shoppers, community and staff safe is our priority.
- We will continue to make hand sanitiser available for customers at key locations across the centre.
- If you are feeling unwell or have any COVID-19 or flu-like symptoms we ask you to please stay home.
- We will continue to follow Ministry of Health guidelines and we encourage workers and shoppers at The Plaza to contact the Ministry of Health’s Healthline 0800 358 5453 for COVID-19 advice and information.
- The centre has displayed, at key entrances and the customer service desk, the official QR code for use with the Ministry of Health’s Covid Tracer app.
- Some stores will also have the official QR code displayed.
- You can find out more about the Ministry of Health Covid Tracer app at https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19/how-were-uniting/keep-track-of-where-youve-been/
Playspaces and rest areas
- Playspaces will reopen and internal centre rest areas will be put back in place.
- The food court will return to full capacity and contact tracing is no longer required.
Customer Service Desk
- Equipment hire will resume.
- Gift cards will be available for purchase either at the customer service desk using contactless eftpos systems, or online HERE.
- Cleaners will continue to undertake a rigorous hospital-grade cleaning, hygiene and sanitisation regime, with particular focus on high-touchpoint surfaces such as bathrooms.
Golden Rules for Level 1
www.covid-19.co.nz offers the following 10 golden rules for everyone at Alert Level 1:
- If you’re sick, stay home
- If you have cold or flu symptoms, call your doctor or Healthline and get tested
- Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands
- Sneeze or cough into your elbow, and disinfect shared surfaces
- Self-isolate immediately if told to do so by authorities
- If you have underlying health conditions, talk with your GP about precautions
- Keep track of where you’ve been to help with contact tracing
- Businesses should help by displaying the Ministry of Health QR code
- Stay vigilant – be ready to step up alert levels if needed
- Be kind to others and to yourself