Hygiene packs dished out to codes

The picture above was taken when we delivered some packs to the Gisborne Netball Centre. Photo from left to right: Cristal Kemp (Gisborne Netball Centre), Monique McLeod (Gisborne Netball Centre), Stefan Pishief (Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti Chief Executive), Jules Hansen and Allisa Hall (Gisborne Netball Centre)

TWO hundred hygiene packs are being distributed by Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti this week to support several sporting codes with the unexpected costs that have arisen as a result of COVID-19.

The project has come about as the result of a collaboration between winter sporting codes and Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti.

Codes will use the packs of sanitizer, gloves, disinfectant, wipes and rubbish bags to have at their venues for players and supporters and in changing rooms.

Thirty-two signs will also be distributed in the coming weeks throughout Tairāwhiti sporting venues to ensure supporters are aware of what they need to do before stepping foot on the sideline.

Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti Chief Executive, Stefan Pishief said, “We’re all excited about getting back out and playing sport, however, it’s important our codes are equipped with the necessary hygiene products and equipment to ensure the safety of the community.

“We know many of our codes and clubs are facing financial challenges at the moment, so if we are able to help ease that burden then we are all for it.”

Gisborne Netball Centre Manager, Allisa Hall said, “We were thrilled to receive these hygiene resources as they are an amazing contribution to keeping our members safe.”