Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Health and Safety in Employment (Adventure Activities) Regulations 2011—Exemption From the Requirement to be Registered

Pursuant to section 21 of the Health and Safety in Employment (Adventure Activities) Regulations 2011 (“Regulations”) I, Gordon MacDonald, grant to Zorb New Zealand Limited an exemption from the requirement under section 7(1)(a) of the Regulations (that an adventure activity operator must not provide an adventure activity to a participant unless, when the activity is provided, the operator is registered to provide it).

This exemption applies on and from 17 February 2016 until 5.00pm on 13 April 2016, unless cancelled earlier under section 21(5) of the Regulations.

The effect of the exemption is that the exempt adventure activity operators may provide adventure activities, specifically “Wet Zorbing”, to participants without being registered to provide them under the Regulations.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of February 2016.

GORDON MACDONALD, Chief Executive, WorkSafe New Zealand.