Earthquake Response: August

Update 19th August

The Stadium has been given the all clear by Stadium management and the engineers. Classes will resume as normal tomorrow 20th August!

Update 18th August

Following Fridays earthquake and aftershocks, Westpac Stadium will be closed to students on Monday 19th August, awaiting final engineers report from Stadium management. It is hoped that this will be completed by Monday afternoon and we are anticipating that the site will re open on Tuesday 20th. We thank you for all your patience and hope you are all safe and well. John Fiso CEO

Update 16th August

To all staff and students,

All staff and students have been evacuated from the Westpac stadium and are released to go home. There are no injuries or apparent damage to the site but all necessary precautions will be taken to ensure we are given clearance before returning.

Please ensure you check the NZIS website, Facebook or Twitter for updates.

Please remain calm courteous and safe in the interim, avoiding the central city area and return home until further notice.

John Fiso | Chief Executive Officer

New Zealand Institute of Sport