As a lifestyle block owner, it's important to have a plan in place to look after your slice of paradise if you, a family member, or a support person to your block contracts COVID-19.

Federated Farmers and MPI have compiled a comprehensive checklist to help you get a plan in place to ensure your block can continue to operate.

Having a plan will help give you peace of mind that others will be able to step in and help and look after your animals, land and family should you be required to leave your property.

Download the form below and use the questions as a guide to work out how ready you are to deal with a case of COVID-19 on your block.

It's important to act in accordance with Ministry of Health COVID-19 guidelines at all times. For more information, go to