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    Samoa residents call for closure of entry into the country due to COVID-19

    Residents in Samoa are calling for their Government to stop entry into the country after the first suspected case of the coronavirus was announced there this week, and the first case in Fiji confirmed.

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    Isolated Māmā concerned for self-isolators without financial support

    Grace Latimer is a Māori Liason officer at the University of Otago and has recently returned from Australia. With the support of her whānau she's already started self-isolating herself. Although she's well prepared she has concerns for other whānau who might not have that financial support.

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    Fiji confirms first case of Coronavirus

    Fiji's Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete tweeted there is a single confirmed case of COVID19 in Lautoka that was imported from a patient who had recently travelled abroad.

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    First suspected case of Coronavirus in Samoa

    The Ministry of Health in Samoa says the patient resides in Auckland and flew in from New Zealand last week for a family occasion.

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    Brown Buttabean closes Manukau gym to protect clients from COVID-19

    Brown Buttabean David Letele is one of many fitness trainers around the motu turning to social media to run gym classes to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

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    Ministry of Health: How to self-isolate from Coronavirus

    Director-General Dr Ashley Bloomfield confirmed that there are no new COVID-19 cases in Aotearoa. The two latest cases, from Australia and Denmark respectively, have been discharged from hospital and have self-isolated.

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    Whānau celebrate 4-year-old's first steps

    Four-year-old Caydence Rewi was born with a rare genetic disorder called CDKL5. Doctors told her family that she will never walk or talk but she is defying the medical odds and has taken her first steps.

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    Coronavirus update: No further Aotearoa cases for 6 days

    For the sixth consecutive day, there are no new COVID-19 cases in Aotearoa. National COVID-19 cases remain the same – 5 positive cases, 2 probable cases and the two patients that were suspected to have the virus are now at home. The Auckland Pasifika Festival has been cancelled after concerns raised by MFAT and the MBIE. It is unknown whether the ASB Polyfest will follow suit. Concerns have increased in the light of the WHO declaring COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern stated that her government has been acting as if it was a pandemic long before the announcement. Yesterday Director-General Dr Ashley Bloomfield reminded the public of the effectiveness of the early countermeasures that the government had employed: “The effectiveness of our measures to date, is apparent in part, through the low number of cases we have. “The fact that we have gone early on things like travel restrictions, on self-isolation requirements, and of course, our successful case finding and close contact self-isolation to date.

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    Young father braves heart replacement surgery to stay alive

    Twenty-five year old Pahuia Raharaha has a big-heart for kapa haka, his passion for the art saw him stand at the recent Matatini competition with Te Tū Mataora. However, in October last year, the young father was struck with devastating news that his heart was enlarged, and he needed a new one to stay alive.

  10. Video for Ngaruawāhia whānau self-isolating for health of  daughter with low immune system
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    Ngaruawāhia whānau self-isolating for health of daughter with low immune system

    A Māori whānau in Ngaruawāhia are self-isolating for fear of the coronavirus spreading to their daughter, who has a low immune system and is less likely to fight off the virus. They say the information given by officials, while helpful for the general public, does not give guidance to families in the minority that would struggle to fight off the virus.

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