What you need to know today: 22 Whiringa-ā-nuku 2021
- Our COVID-19 information for Māori provides up to date information about what is happening around the motu and the support available.
- The Government has announced a $120 million fund to accelerate Māori vaccination rates and support communities to prepare for the implementation of the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.
- The new COVID-19 Protection Framework will replace the current Alert Level provides pathway out of lockdown and ability for businesses and events to re-open to vaccinated New Zealanders. It's more important than ever to get vaccinated whānau.
- Vaccination clinics throughout the motu will be open all day and into the evening. Check the Karawhiua website to find vaccination clinics near you and use the 'Vax Now' function to find pop-up and walk-in clinics.
- Ngāpuhi are running a drive-thru testing and vaccine Super Clinic at Ohaeawai Rugby Club Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. There’s a shuttle service available if you need transport to get your vaccine, call 0800 484 006.
- Te Whānau O Waipareira WaiVAXVans are out today in Henderson and Glen Eden running Drive-Thru clinics. 9.30am-3pm Liston College (69 Rathgar Rd) in Henderson and Parrs Park at the playground entrance in Glen Eden. No booking needed.
- The Raukura Hauora o Tainui COVID-19 is running vaccination clinics Monday to Sunday, 9am to 3.15pm, corner Grandview Road and Hyde Avenue, Nawton, Hamilton. No booking required.
- COVID-19 vaccinations available at the Whānau Ora Community Clinic (Ngā Hau e Whā National Marae) in Christchurch. Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm and Saturday to Sunday 9am to 4.30pm. Book online.
- A COVID-19 Tiki Tour van is vaccinating in Takaka at Golden Bay Community Health today from 9.30am-2.30pm and on Saturday in Collingwood (Lewis Street). No booking needed.
- If you live in Tāmaki Makaurau and have any symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of which suburb you live in, it’s important you get a COVID-19 test. There are increased case numbers in New Lynn and North Shore, so vaccinated or unvaccinated people are asked to get a test as soon as possible even if showing mild symptoms.
- There are 19 community testing centres available for testing across Tāmaki Makaurau today. A list of sites, and their opening hours, can be found on the Healthpoint website.
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Find the best vaccine centre for you with mapping tool
A digital tool to support Māori communities get vaccinated against COVID-19 is now available as part of the “Be a doer! Karawhiua” campaign. Whānau can find the most suitable COVID-19 vaccine centre in their area.
as at 2pm, 22 Whiringa-ā-nuku 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.
Auckland and parts of Waikato
Alert Level 3
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.