What you need to know today:
Waka Kōkiri supporting Ngāti Porou Hauora's vaccination efforts. Credit: Ngāti Porou Hauora
Tō Uru Raumati, Have Yours? Get your passport to raumati e te whānau!
Check the Karawhiua website to find vaccination clinics near you and use the 'Vax Now' function to find pop-up and walk-in clinics.
Aotearoa has now moved to the COVID-19 Protection Framework, also known as the traffic light system, click here to read more. To find the current traffic light setting for where you live, click here.
You now need your ‘My Vaccine Pass’ to access some venues and services. For more information on how to access your pass, click here.
For whānau who contract COVID-19, there will be support and information available through ‘Care in the community’, click here for more information.
To prepare for COVID-19 in our community ‘Protect our Whakapapa’ have resources to help whānau create a plan, head to their Facebook for more information.
Border and healthcare workers, kaumātua, and vulnerable whanau are being encouraged to book their booster shot if it has been at least six months since their second dose. Booster shots can be booked at Book My Vaccine.
Throughout the motu, remember to get tested if you have been at a location of interest or if you are unwell. A list of test sites and their opening hours can be found on the Healthpoint website.
The Ira.dot crew are operating vaccination hubs across Tāmaki Makaurau tomorrow, Saturday 4 December. Click here for more information.
Golden Bay residents can get a vaccination, spot prizes and a free BBQ tomorrow, Saturday 4 December. Head to Junction Green, beside Golden Bay Pharmacy in Takaka from 9.30am till 2pm.
First day jitters and the joy of learning at Te Puni Kōkiri
This week, Te Puni Kōkiri welcomed more than 30 new interns into our whare. Starting in 2015, the kaupapa sees rangatahi from across the motu gain practical experience over their raumati break working at Te Tari Matua and our Tari ā-rohe.
Ngāti Rangitahi Movie Max-Vax Event at Hopuhopu
That’s Us nicely sums up the success of the rangitahi-organised Drive Thru Movie Vax Event at Hopuhopu recently. “We nearly ran out of vaccines,” says Glenda Raumati, of Ngā Miro Health clinic in Ngāruawāhia, the lead organiser of the health workforce that delivered over 70 vaccines to whānau and rangatahi Māori.
Building healthy homes for Northland whānau through progressive procurement
Māori business Yakas Construction has won its first government contract with Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities to build six state houses in Kaikohe. Yakas was supported to be bid ready through a progressive procurement initiative led by Te Puni Kōkiri and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
as at 1pm, 3 Hakihea 2021
No. of Māori with 1st dose
No. of Māori with 2nd dose
Number and % of doses of eligible Māori 12yo+.
Source Ministry of Health.
Northland, Auckland, Taupō and Rotorua Lakes Districts, Kawerau, Whakatane, Ōpōtiki Districts, Gisborne District, Wairoa District, Rangitikei, Whanganui and Ruapehu Districts
The rest of Aotearoa
Total active cases in this community outbreak
New community cases
COVID-19 cases are for all of Aotearoa.
Source Ministry of Health.