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Iwi collective’s online blitz targets hesitancy over children’s vaccinations
14 January 2022
An iwi collective’s Covid-19 campaign to lift Māori vaccination will go out on the front foot with an online information blitz to tackle hesitancy about vaccinating children.
Iwi set to put safety monitors on upper reaches of Whanganui River
13 January 2022
Whanganui River iwi concerned about the risk of collision between canoeists and jetboaters are to put a team of monitors on the water to ensure the safety of river users.
Vaccine passes and photo ID required at scaled-back Rātana event
12 January 2022
Thousands of Rātana followers, politicians and dignitaries have been asked to stay away because of the threat of Covid-19 and most traditional activities have been called off.