COVID-19 advice for cancer patients and their whānau (Hei Āhuru Mōwai)

This website provides COVID-19 advice for cancer patients and whānau to navigate their cancer journey during the pandemic. The information was developed by Māori clinicians and cancer experts in partnership with the cancer control agency.

COVID-19 guidelines for Māori and Pacific whānau (ProCare)

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.

COVID-19 information for Māori communities (Te ORA)

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.

Emergency Q app (Healthcare Applications Ltd)

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment contracted Healthcare Applications Ltd to add COVID information screens to their Emergency Q patient app. The purpose is to get the latest COVID data out to whānau and communities quickly, in an easy to digest format. In addition to the information you would expect (COVID symptoms, alert level requirements, what to do if you have symptoms eg, call the GP first, don’t just walk into the waiting room), it also includes the latest information on location of testing centres and maps and driving directions/times.

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.

Preventing and responding to family, whānau and sexual violence during COVID-19 (New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse)

Ngā Wai a Te Tūī Māori and Indigenous Research Centre and the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse have partnered to provide information on preventing and responding to family, whānau and sexual violence during COVID-19. The information on these webpages is provided by specialist family violence and sexual violence services, NGOs, communities and government agencies working together.

Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā

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.

Turanga Health staff share their experience of working during the COVID-19 pandemic (Turanga Health)

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.

Last updated 10/09/2020