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Safety and resilience has been the focus of kaitono delivering services to whānau, hapū and iwi around the motu since the Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund was launched in 2021.  Read about the various community initiatives to help keep our whānau safe.

Last updated: Monday, 14 August 2023 | Rāhina, 14 Hereturikōkā, 2023

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