COVID-19 update for our NZ Pacific Community
Information, updates and advice are available in 9 Pacific languages to help communities unite against COVID-19.
Guidance on gatherings
Pacific Peoples bulletin
A Pacific Peoples bulletin with the latest updates, information and resources from the past 24 hours.
Learning from home for Pacific families
Information and advice is available in 10 Pacific Languages to support you, your children and young people learning from home.
Response package for Pacific communities
Cabinet has agreed that $17 million will be allocated to support a COVID-19 Pacific response package.
Wellbeing LeVa #CatchYourself
LeVa #CatchYourself is a suite of practical resources and information. It explains how to manage frustration or anger and maintain respectful relationships while staying at home during COVID-19 lockdown.
COVID-19 WhatsApp channel
COVID-19 WhatsApp channel available in Tongan, Samoan, Fijian and Cook Islands Māori.
Business assistance for Pacific organisations
Pacific Business Trust is providing free practical business assistance for all Pacific organisations in New Zealand who have been impacted by COVID-19.
Support packages for Pacific families
Pasifika Futures are referring Pacific families who need to access a COVID-19 support package to their local Civil Defence or a supporting agency.
Further information and guidance
News and updates
- Ministry for Pacific Peoples website (external link)
- Ministry for Pacific Peoples Facebook page (external link)
- Pacific Media Network (external link)
- Tagata Pasifika (external link)
- Immigration (external link)
- Learning from Home (external link)
- Wage Subsidy (external link)
- Work and Income Benefits (external link)