Pasifika Clinicians Encourage Families to Plan and Prepare for Omicron

“Plan and Prepare for Omicron,” is the message from Pasifika Clinicians speaking to members of the Pasifika community tonight in a Ministry for Pacific Peoples and Ministry of Health hosted …

Kia Orana 2022! Cook Islands Border Opens Today

The Cook Islands border is open for business to New Zealand as of today, enabling fully vaccinated Kiwis to travel freely to and from the Cook Islands with no quarantine…

NZ Pasifika Milestone 90% Double Vaccinated

Ministry of Health figures released today show 90% (257,052) of eligible Pasifika in New Zealand have reached the double vaccinated milestone less than two weeks after the rest of the…

First Omicron in MIQ as NZ Hits 90% Double Vaccination

The Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield briefed media this afternoon about the first Omicron strain of COVID-19 being detected in New Zealand’s managed isolation and quarantine. The case came…

Pasifika Students Studying Health and Disablities Encouraged to Apply for Pacific Health Scholarships

Pacific students studying health or disability-related courses are encouraged to apply for a Ministry of Health Pacific Health Scholarship. New Zealand’s Ministry of Health has allocated $1.4 million for next…

Ministry of Health Partners With Buttabean (BBM) Motivation to Improve Health and Wellbeing of Pasifika and Māori

A new partnership will help improve the physical health and wellbeing of Māori and Pacific communities in South Auckland. The Ministry of Health is committing $500,000 in funding over two…

Traffic Light System Kicks in This Friday Booster Shots Now Available

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced this afternoon the levels at which different parts of New Zealand will move forward into the COVID-19 Protection Framework Traffic Light System this Friday. The…

Country to Move to Traffic Light System December 3 Hairdressers Barbers to Open Nov 25 in Auckland for Double Vaccinated

Cabinet has made the decision that the country will move into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework “Traffic Light System” at 11.59 pm on Thursday December 2. Friday December 3 will…

Fully Vaccinated Aucklanders can Leave City from December 15

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced today that Aucklanders who have been fully vaccinated or have a negative test 72 hours prior to departure will be able to leave the…

Waikato Moves to Alert Level 2 Wednesday. Boosters Available From November 29

Waikato will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from Tuesday 16 Nov 11.59pm. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement during the Post Cabinet COVID-19 briefing alongside Director General of…