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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 – Te Gana Tuvalu: Fakafouga o fakamatalaga i te COVID-19

Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Tālofa, Te Gana Tuvalu – Fakafouga o fakamatalaga i te COVID-19 Presented to you by Sueina Lisati In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:20 – Alert Level 3 key messages 01:38 – Dr Esela Natano talks through […]

Ep 2 – Te Gagana Tokelau: Ni fakaopoopoga ki te COVID-19

Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Malo Ni, Te Gagana Tokelau: Ni fakaopoopoga ki te COVID-19 Presented to you by Fala Iosua In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:20 – Alert Level 3 key messages 01:16 – Sene Kerisiano talks through some key […]

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 – Gagana Samoa: Lipoti lata mai i le COVID-19

Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Malo lava, Gagana Samoa – Lipoti lata mai i le COVID-19 Presented to you by Tavai Meni In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:25 – Alert Level 3 key messages 02:06 – Dr Siro Fuatai talks through […]

Ep 2 – Fäeag Rotųam: Rogrog fo‘ou ne mou se COVID-19

Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Noa’ia, Fäeag Rotųam: Rogrog fo‘ou ne mou se COVID-19 Presented to you by Fesaiutu Solomone and Nataliela Amato-Ali. In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:20 – Alert Level 3 key messages 01:45 – Key messages from the […]

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 […]

Ep 2 – Vosa Vakaviti: iTukutuku ni COVID-19

Watch Episode 2 of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Covid-19 weekly episodes for the NZ Pacific community Bula Vinaka, Vosa Vakaviti: iTukutuku ni COVID-19 Presented to you by Nemai Vucago In this week’s episode we talk about: 00:20 – Alert Level 3 key messages 01:45 – Alena Naiqiso talks through some key messages from the […]

South Auckland student’s trip to Antarctica ends in quarantine before long journey home

17-year-old A’aifou Potemani got to kayak amongst wildlife in Antarctica when he and eight other young people were selected for the Antarctic Heritage Trust’s Inspiring Explorers' Expedition. But as New Zealand went into lockdown, A'aifou and his group had to find other ways of getting home.