Māori and Pacific peoples support

Information and resources for Māori and Pacific peoples in MidCentral DHB

Translated resources

The official translations page of the national COVID-19 website has translations of COVID-19 information in Māori/Te Reo Māori, Fijian/Vosa Vakaviti, Samoan/Gagana Samoa and many more languages. 

Visit the national COVID-19 website's Official Translations page

National information and advice for Pacific Peoples

Bula vinaka, fakaalofa lahi atu, fakatalofa atu, kia orana, ko na mauri, malo e lelei, mālō nī, noa’ia, talofa lava, tēnā koutou katoa and warm Pacific greetings. The latest information and advice for our Pacific communities.

Visit the national COVID-19 website's Pacific Peoples page

General advice and resources for Māori

Mā tātau katoa e ārai atu te COVID-19. Iwi and Māori with Government agencies are working together to slow the spread of COVID-19. The national COVID-19 website has information about tikanga Māori and gatherings during COVID-19 as well as resources for whānau and iwi.

Visit the national COVID-19 website's General Advice for Māori page

Paerangi digital resource

A new digital platform created by Māori organisations is helping to support Tamaki Makaurau’s more vulnerable whānau during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paerangi is an online information and referral centre designed specifically for whānau hauā (whanau with impairments), nga marae and kaumātua. There is also a support/information phone line (0800 100 132).

It offers website, social media and telecommunications for COVID-19 official information and a directory of support which is simple, easy to find and whānau-relevant. This includes everything from referrals for health, housing and job loss advice to information around tikanga and tangihanga.

Considered the first of its kind in Aotearoa, Paerangi provides information in audio and text conversational English, Te Reo and NZ Sign Language. It has been created in collaboration with Te Roopu Waiora, Te Kōtahi ā Tāmaki and Te Ohonga and has support from across the public and private sector.

Visit the Paerangi website

Download the Paerangi media release

Te Puni Kōkiri

The Te Puni Kōkiri website has compiled helpful posters on how to protect our whakapapa, both in English and te reo Māori.

Visit the Te Puni Kōkiri website to view and download the posters 

MDHB wellness planning tools

Download the following wellness planning tools compiled by MidCentral District Health Board:

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You can view more videos from MidCentral DHB on our Vimeo page linked below:

Visit the MidCentral DHB vimeo page