What you need to know today:
Waka Kōkiri supporting Ngāti Porou Hauora's vaccination efforts. Credit: Ngāti Porou Hauora
- Our COVID-19 information for Māori provides up to date information about what is happening around the motu and the support available.
- Find out more about the $120m Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund.
- Tō Uru Raumati, Have Yours? Get your passport to raumati e te whānau!
- Check the Karawhiua websiteto find vaccination clinics near you and use the 'Vax Now' function to find pop-up and walk-in clinics.
- Ki A Ora Ngātiwai are running vaccination clinics across Whāngarei, check out their Facebook page for times and locations.
- Te Whānau o Waipareira’s mobile vax van is in Massey today. Find the team at Royal Reserve, 11 Carnelian Court from 10am till 3pm. They also have their new street vax team on the ground today in Henderson, check out their Facebook page for details.
- Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki are running a drive through vaccination clinic in Paeroa this Sunday. Find them at Paeroa Old Boys Rugby Club on Towers Street from 10am till 4pm.
- Ngāti Porou Hauora will have their mobile vaccination clinic at Countdown in Gisborne this Friday and Saturday from 10am till 6pm. Check out their Facebook page for more information.
- Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga are running a drive through vaccination clinic in Waipukurau on Saturday. Find them at CHB A&P Showgrounds on River Terrace from 9.30am till 4pm.
- Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust and Te Puna Ora o Mataatua Charitable Trust are working to get to our vulnerable and hard to reach whānau in the Bay of Plenty, check out the links above to find out where they are heading this weekend.
- For fast, free, and accurate information on the vaccine, phone 0800 28 29 26 (8am - 8pm 7 days a week). Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance are there to help, check out details for this and more on their Facebook page.
- 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.
Gang leaders urge whānau to get vaccinated
Motivated by protecting their whānau, gang leaders throughout Aotearoa are encouraging their members to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Commissioned by Minister for Māori Development, Willie Jackson, the aim of the videos is to continue to target hard-to-reach communities, such as gangs, where there is reluctance to get vaccinated.
Twenty six Māori providers funded to boost vaccination rates
The Government has approved $46.75 million and signed 26 contracts to rapidly accelerate Māori vaccinations across Aotearoa and support the efforts of DHBs to reach the 90% double vaccination target.
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, 26 Whiringa-ā-Rangi 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.
Alert Level 3, Step 2
The rest of Aotearoa
Alert Level 2
Total active cases in this community outbreak
New community cases
COVID-19 cases are for all of Aotearoa.
Source Ministry of Health.