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.
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.
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 […]
Pasifika Medical Association Group A Foundation North grant of $100,000 was made to Pasifika Futures this month to support the current Covid-19 Packages of Support that are currently being distributed to vulnerable Pacific families in Auckland. Deputy CEO of Pasifika Futures, Taulapapa Wilmason Jensen, said the majority of Pacific people live in Auckland and so, there […]
Danny Leaosavai'i is among those supporting New Zealand’s largest cluster.
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 […]
For the workers at Auckland Vinnies food bank, the lockdown can be summed up in one word: "Hectic."
Church and community leaders have rallied together to help increase the vaccination rate for Samoans in Manurewa.
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 […]