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Ways to cope during New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown

New Zealanders are locked down in their homes for the next four weeks to slow the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Some fear Pasifika families will struggle more than others as many will face job losses and will need additional help like food parcels.

Our reporter John Pulu interviewed Tupetoa Ronji Tanielu from the Salvation Army NZ.

Check your entitlements:
Work and Income: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/eligibility/emergencies/2020/coronavirus.html

Ministry for Social Development: https://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/newsroom/2020/covid-19/index.html

Whānau Ora Covid 19 Support Partners: http://pasifikafutures.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/PFL-COVID-19-Whanau-Ora-Support-Partners_01_01.pdf

Salvation Army
salvationarmy.org.nz
0800 53 00 00

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