These guidelines were written to help Māori and Pacific whānau navigate through COVID-19. They contain information on health and social services available including financial, mental health and wellbeing, food and income support.
Te ORA have developed this ‘literacy-neutral Māori motif’ messaging around COVID-19. The series of short videos featuring Māori health experts answer frequently asked COVID-19 questions.
COVID-19 questions for tamariki (Ministry of Health)
In this short video for our tamariki, Atareta and Te Haakura kōrero with Dr Lily about how we can stop the spread of COVID-19. Originally published by the Ministry of Health | Manatū Hauora. Subtitles are provided in English.
COVID-19 Māori Response Action Plan (Ministry of Health)
The Ministry of Health’s Initial COVID-19 Māori Response Action Plan establishes a framework to ensure the health and wellbeing of Māori is protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Plan describes the actions that will be triggered or considered across the health and disability system to prevent and manage the spread of COVID-19. The Plan is a living document that will evolve and adapt to the COVID-19 response as it progresses.
Kaupapa for lockdown (Ministry of Health)
A short video from the Ministry of Health about the kaupapa for lockdown. He noho kāinga, he oranga tangata – stay home save lives.
Te Rōpu Whakakaupapa Urutā (National Māori pandemic group) is made up of some of the nation’s leading Māori medical and health experts including primary care specialists, public health experts, public health physicians, Māori nurses and iwi leaders. Collectively they have developed/curated a website providing information for whānau, iwi and health care workers. The website includes important research and evidence related to equity and the impacts of a ‘one size fits all’ pandemic management approach.
Dallas Poi, Rewiti Ropiha and Dwayne Tamatea from Turanga Health, a primary health care provider in Gisborne, share their experiences about working during the COVID-19 pandemic.