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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 – 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 […]