Steward at Addington

Rules and Policies

The GRNZ is governed by the Rules of Racing.  The Rules of Racing are determined by the Rules of Racing Committee and approved by JCA, RIU and NZRB in accordance with the GRNZ Constitution and the  2003 Racing Act and then authorised by the GRNZ Board. These Rules are then administered by the Association through its Chief Executive, Racing Department and the RIU (Racing Integrity Unit).  To complement the Rules, GRNZ also issues and implements a number of regulations and policies.  Click on any of the rules or policies below to view.

Master Rules of Racing - Effective from 1 August 2018

Health and Welfare Standards (also referred to as the GRNZ Welfare Code or Code of Welfare) - Effective from 1 August 2018
Clarification: The sizes referred to in the Facility Design Standards (2.3 - 2.5 inclusive) and Breeding (Standard 7.2) apply only to new build and refurbishments.



GRNZ Policies

Please click on the individual policies below for further information.

Breeding Female Policy

Vaccination Policy

Ear branding Update

Qualifying Trials Policy 

Approved Qualifying Times

GRNZ Abandonment Guideline / Procedure

Social Media Policy Licensed Persons

Protocol for Drug and Alcohol Testing of Licensed Persons

Dress Code Policy - Refer to club for local standards

Grading of Imports and Overseas Form Policy

Categories of Prohibited Substances

Hair Follicle Collection Guidelines

Board Approved Lure Policy

Defaulter List

Defaulter List 

Health and Safety

Board Responsibilities

Health and Safety Manual

Appendix to H&S Manual

Health and Safety Club Checklist

H&S Safety Meeting Form

H&S Club Contractors Agreement

H&S Accident Incident Register Form

H&S Hazardous Substances Register Form

Trainer and Handler Induction Form

Summary of WHS Impact on Clubs