Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
To set out obligations and responsibilities for club membership and participation in Auckland University Canoe Club (AUCC) activities within the context of Covid-19, Covid-19 vaccinations and the New Zealand ‘My Vaccine Pass’ system as an official club of the University of Auckland (UoA)
This policy applies to the AUCC membership, including anyone participating in activities under the direct control of AUCC or accessing AUCC facilities.
Health Orders and University Policy
This policy does not apply where AUCC is subject to any Health Order/UoA requirements and either;
The Health Order/UoA requirements afford a higher standard of protection; or
The Health Order/UoA requirements prohibit the application of parts of this policy.
AUCC is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all its members in accordance with the aims and objectives under the official AUCC Constitution. AUCC recognises that vaccination is a safe and effective means of reducing infection and transmission, and of protecting our community from serious disease. AUCC supports the application of ‘My Vaccine Pass’ in order to protect our community to the greatest extent where reasonably practical.
AUCC recognises that the pandemic - including the nature of the virus and variants, the Government response, legislation and guidance, UoA policies and medical and health knowledge - is constantly changing.
There are no specific vaccination requirements for general membership to AUCC.
All participants engaging in face-to-face activities organized by AUCC or accessing AUCC facilities must have a valid ‘My Vaccine Pass’ in order to participate.
All participants in face-to-face activities organized by AUCC must provide evidence of ‘My Vaccine Pass’ on request.
This will be verified by the NZ Pass Verifier app.
All members of AUCC are responsible for familiarising themselves with the content and complying with the requirements of this policy
The AUCC Executive Committee is responsible for managing procedures associated with this policy.
Storage of ‘My Vaccine Pass’ information will be limited to the official membership sign up form.
This will only be visible to the Officers and the RSO of the Executive committee.
AUCC recognises that there may be some members or participants who do not wish to be vaccinated. You continue to have that choice, however, those that do not satisfy the requirements of this policy will be unable to take part in face-to-face club activities.