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The Covid-19 impact on Tongan overstayers in New Zealand

The Covid-19 pandemic forced us to stay home to save lives. Most Kiwis got help from the Government, but there were some who missed out. These people are overstayers, in New Zealand illegally and unable to access help. As John Pulu reports, one Tongan community leader has made it his mission to help them out.

Ep 2 – Lea Faka Tonga: Fakamatala fakamuimui ki he COVID-19

Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Malo e lelei, Lea Faka Tonga: Fakamatala fakamuimui ki he COVID-19 Presented to you by Kitekeiaho Tuakalau In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:20 – Alert Level 3 key messages 01:46 – Keleni Tupou talks through some […]

Ep 2 – Vagahau Niue: Tau vala-tala foou ma e COVID-19

 Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Fakaalofa atu, Vagahau Niue: Tau vala-tala foou ma e COVID-19 Presented to you by Lynn Pavihi In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:24 – Alert Level 3 key messages 03:00 – Dr Colin Tukuitonga talks through […]

Pacific doctors combat Coronavirus ‘misinfodemic’ through Facebook chatbot

Source: Ark Health Discovery Three Pacific doctors have targeted the global COVID-19 outbreak with a Facebook Messenger (@ArkHealthDiscovery) solution they call Āmio; a FREE chatbot to deliver equitable access to accurate health information in both English and Mandarin. Āmio means “to travel around” in Te Reo Māori, and he does exactly that on social media […]