With today’s announcement from the New Zealand Government that New Zealand is now at Covid-19 alert level 2, the Board of Fencing New Zealand has made the decision to suspend fencing classes and competitions.
Covid-19 Update 18th March 2020
The Board of Fencing New Zealand is monitoring the fast-moving Covid-19 situation daily and it will continue to publish these advisory notices as required.
Covid-19 Update 13th March 2020 – Guidance on attending NZ Fencing Clubs and Competitions
We are continuing to follow the advice and guidance of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and we advise all our members to do the same. This advice will potentially change daily, so we recommend the web site as an important source.
Covid-19 Update 12th March 2020 – Oceania Under 20’s and Handshaking Rule Temporarily Suspended
The Fencing New Zealand Board continues to monitor the global and local Covid-19 situation and has formed a sub-committee to specifically focus on the issue.
Fencing New Zealand is monitoring the global Coronavirus situation and working closely with the FIE and Asian Fencing Confederation (AFC).
As we know the Asian Cadet and Juniors has been postponed and it is very likely the Senior Championships, due to be held in South Korea next month, will also be postponed.
The following Officials have been appointed to the World Cadet and Junior Championships 2020, Salt Lake City:
FIE appointed Referee: Anna Kamynina (Foil, Epee)
Fencing New Zealand Coaches: Kyle Macdonald, Rory Ogg