06 March 2021

As of 6am Sunday 7 March, Hamilton has moved to Alert Level 1.

Centre Trading Hours

Management of customer numbers

  • Under Alert Level 1 there are no limits on customer numbers within the centre or within a store.

Customer wellbeing

  • At Centre Place, 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 Centre Place to contact the Ministry of Health’s Healthline 0800 358 5453 for COVID-19 advice and information.

Contact Tracing

Playgrounds and rest areas

  • Playgrounds will reopen and internal respite seating areas will be put back in place.

Food court

  • The food court will return to full capacity.

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 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