COVID-19 Information for Māori

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Last updated: Wednesday, 29 June 2022 | Rāapa, 29 Pipiri, 2022

For information about our Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund or COVID-19 legislation, visit one of our pages below.

Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund

Government has approved $70.148m with 83 kaitano (or applicants) in 44 proposals in Phase 1, to rapidly accelerate Māori vaccinations across Aotearoa and support the efforts of DHBs to reach the 90% double vaxxed target.

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Extension to the operational effect of the COVID-19 Response (Requirements for Entities – Modifications and Exemptions) Act 2020

Parliament has refreshed the legislation that supports businesses and Māori governance entities to cope with the immediate impacts of COVID-19. The provisions in the new Act are part of the Government’s continuing wider pandemic response.

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