13 Dec 2021

New report shows Māori disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

From Midday Report, 12:42 pm on 13 December 2021

A new report shows Māori in Tāmaki Makaurau have been significantly and disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

The Independent Māori Statutory Board commissioned research shows Māori were hit hard in areas including financial hardship, social, and cultural disconnection and significant loss or reduction in employment.

Māni Dunlop spoke to Tony Kake from Papakura marae.