14 Oct 2021

Māori and Pasifika health experts disagree with govt

From , 6:02 am on 14 October 2021

Wāhine Māori and Pasifika health experts say the New Zealand government's move away from Covid elimination endangers their communities.

Amid an increase in community cases - it's women who are leading calls that an abandonment of elimination is a breach of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Mariner Fagaiava-Muller reports.

-POOL- Photo by Mark Mitchell: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arriving during the the post-Cabinet press conference with director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield at Parliament, Wellington. 04 October, 2021.

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