Xmas and COVID-19...
Updated Raapa 22 Hakihea (Wednesday 22 December)
Tēnā koutou e te whānau,
- Here in Te Tauihu we are at COVID Protection Framework - Orange and our offices have closed for the Christmas-New Year break.
- We will keep this page updated and if you need help, please reach out.
Our key messages to whānau...
- Wear a mask when out and about
- Wash your hands - heaps!
- Scan in everywhere you go
- Be prepared to show your My Vaccine Pass
- Whakaritea mō te COVID-19 by preparing your whānau plan
* Could you and another whānau group up and agree to support each other if the need to isolate arises? You could be prepared to drop off supplies, walk the dog or arrange alternate accommodation for example. We know our whānau are resourceful and even more so when working together... mahitahi!
Our offices are closed until 10 January
Our kaimahi are encouraged to enjoy a restful break with their whānau, but out of sight doesn’t mean out of mind, so if you need support that you think we're the best to give, you can contact us:
- phone us on 0800 NGATI R (0800 642 847); or
- email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll be checking messages daily!
Vaccination clinics and information
Walk-in and weekend clinics are available in different locations around the motu.
Find your closest clinic at https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19-vaccination/.
For more vaccine information visit: www.nmdhb.govt.nz/vaccine
Health and wellbeing resources
We encourage you to reach out to whānau - make sure no-one is isolated. Use phone calls, video calls or messages to keep connections strong.
If you have good resources to share with whānau, email email@example.com
Te Whare Tapa Whā
Te Whare Tapa Whā speaks to the four cornerstones of Māori health and wellbeing. We can use this model to help look after ourselves and those in our whānau.
Te Whare Tapa Whā (covid19.govt.nz)
- Looking after your mental wellbeing
- Keep children safe and reassured
- Where to go for help
- Free tools, resources and apps
Family Support Directory - a searchable database of agencies that provide support, advice and assistance.
Papa Kāinga TV - for tamariki 5-15
Health and Safety
Advice from Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa (Worksafe), including working from home guidance.
You should also follow the Ministry of Health’s public health guidance on good hygiene and cleaning practices.
You must keep track of where you have been
The Ministry of Health tracing app is called NZ COVID Tracer. It is available on both the Google Play and Apple online stores.
Please remain vigilant with social distancing and hygiene, stay home if you are sick, and use the NZ COVID19 Tracer app to scan in to places you visit.
So you can make an informed choice about the COVID-19 vaccine, a special website has been created. Whānau from around the motu share their experiences, opinions and questions about COVID-19 and the vaccine on https://karawhiua.nz/.
The site is available in te reo Māori and English.