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Dr Rawiri Taonui |COVID Update for Māori 23 April 2020 | Lower new cases for Māori and Pacific
Dr Rawiri Taonui: There are 3 new cases today. The total remains at 1451 because 3 previously announced cases may be included in the total for another country. New cases have been single digit for 5 consecutive days 9-9-5-6-3.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | COVID Update for Māori |22 April 2020 | Lower new cases for Māori and Pacific
Dr Rawiri Taonui: There are 6 new cases today. The total is 1451. The number of new cases has been single digit for four days in a row. We need new cases to reach 0 over several days as we go to Alert Level 3 on 28 April..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | 20 April | COVID-19 Update for Māori
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The government has decided to move to Alert Level 3 on April 28 and open schools and some businesses on April 29. There are another 9 new cases today and 1440 in total. There are no new deaths..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Māori COVID Plan is no plan at all
Dr Rawiri Taonui |The Ministry of Health has released its long-awaited Initial COVID-19 Māori Response Action Plan. The plan is no plan at all..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui |21 April 2020 | COVID Update for Māori | The Next Three Weeks
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The original lockdown scenario was for 4 weeks Level 4 & 4 weeks Level 3. The government has decided to move to Alert Level 3 on April 28. This means 5 weeks at Level 4 to April 27 and 2 weeks at Level 3 and reassessment on May 11..Read more

Wāhanga Ohiti Tuatoru | The Move to Alert Level 3 |20 April 2020
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The government has decided to move to Level 3 on 27 April. Level 3 will be in place for 2 weeks before reappraisal on May 11. Some measures justify that decision. Others do not take account of gaps in testing. The opening of schools is perhaps premature..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Mātaitanga Tāngata | Test the People
Dr Rawiri Taonui: Last week, I wrote a report ‘Cultural Decoding | Undertesting for Maori and Pacific Peoples’ (Waatea News April 16) showing that to April 9, Māori and Pacific Peoples that were being under-tested for COVID-19.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori April 19 2020
Dr Rawiri Taonui: There are 9 new cases. Total cases are 1431. Deaths are 12. New cases continue a 2-week decline from a peak of 89 to 9..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Risk or Reopen? What the Government needs to consider this Monday
Dr Rawiri Taonui: Tomorrow, the Government will decide on whether we stay at Alert Level 4 or move to Level 3. The following are the key factors in deciding whether we remain at Alert Level 4, move to Level 3 and if the latter is the decision what the time frame would be over coming weeks..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 18 April 2020
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 13 new cases and 1422 in total. Despite occasional rises, new cases have been in steady decline over 14 days from a peak of 89 to 13.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Pandemic or Panicdemic?
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The government will decide next Monday on whether we stay at Level 4 or move to Level 3. We have significant control of COVID-19. However, we will not want to risk a resurgent outbreak..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 17 April 2020
Dr Rawiri Taonui: There are 4 key measures indexing control over COVID-19:.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 16 April 2020
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 15 new cases and 1401 in total. New cases have declined for 12 consecutive days after ‘peak’ (89-67-54-50-29-44-29-18-19-17-20-15)..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Cultural Decoding Under-Testing for Māori and Pacific Peoples
Dr Rawiri Taonui: Data from COVID-19 testing in late March and early April confirms the concerns of many Māori and Pacific Peoples health leaders and community workers about under-testing in our communities..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 15 April 2020
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 20 new cases and 1386 in total. New cases continue a now 11-day decline (89-67-54-50-29-44-29-18-19-17-20)..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 14 April 2020
There are 4 more deaths today. 3 are associated with the Rosewood cluster. Prayers and thoughts go to families..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 13 April 2020 Further Decline in New & Active Cases | Caution with Decline in Testing | New Clusters a further Warning | Rate of Māori & Pacific Stable
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 19 new cases and 1349 in total..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Pakeha Re-colonisation of Te Reo Maori
Dr Rawiri Taonui |Pākehā are recolonising te reo me tōna tikanga Māori. Demand for te reo Māori language classes is outstripping supply as New Zealand aims for one million speakers by 2040..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 12 April 2020 | | Overall Decline in New & Active Cases; Rate of Māori & Pacific Increase is Lower than non-Māori/Pacific
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 18 new cases today and 1330 in total..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 11 April 2020 | Overall Decline in New & Active Cases; Rate of Māori & Pacific Increase is Lower than non-Māori/Pacific
Dr Rawiri Taonui: There were 2 more deaths today. Thoughts and prayers go to their whānau at this time.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori April 9 2020 | 5 Day Decline in New Cases, Active Cases Stable, Unconvincing Ethnic Covid-19 Test Data Released
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 29 new cases today and 1239 in total.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui: Open Letter to the Minister of Health Hon. David Clark
Open Letter from Dr Rawiri Taonui: Māori have experienced disproportionate tragedy and suffering from every epidemic and pandemic that has swept Aotearoa from foreign shores..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui|Covid-19 Update for Māori 08 April 2020| Positive Tests Decreasing, Māori Cases & Percentage Increase
Dr Rawiri Taonui: Covid-19 Update for Māori 08 April 2020| Positive Tests Decreasing, Māori Cases & Percentage Increase.Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 07 April 2020 | Positive Tests & Active Cases Decrease for the first time; Māori Percentage Stable, Concern about Māori Testing & Data
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 54 new cases today and 1160 cases in total..Read more

Dr Rawiri Taonui | Covid-19 Update for Māori 06 April 2020 | Māori Cases Percentage Rising, Responses to Information Request on Testing
Dr Rawiri Taonui: New Zealand has 67 new cases today. The new total is 1106..Read more

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