Pacific Peoples

Bula vinaka, fakaalofa lahi atu, fakatalofa atu, kia orana, ko na mauri, malo e lelei, mālō nī, noa’ia, talofa lava, tēnā koutou katoa and warm Pacific greetings. The latest information and advice for our Pacific communities.

Latest updates

Guidance on gatherings

Pacific Peoples' guidelines for gatherings [PDF, 144 KB]

Pacific Peoples bulletin

A Pacific Peoples bulletin with the latest updates, information and resources from the past 24 hours.

Pacific Peoples daily bulletin (external link)

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.

Learning from home (external link)

Response package for Pacific communities

Cabinet has agreed that $17 million will be allocated to support a COVID-19 Pacific response package.

COVID-19 Pacific response package (external link)

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.

#CatchYourself (external link) 

COVID-19 WhatsApp channel

COVID-19 WhatsApp channel available in Tongan, Samoan, Fijian and Cook Islands Māori.

Join the WhatsApp channel (external link)

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. 

Find out more about free business assistance (external link)

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.

Call your local provider to see if you are eligible for support (external link)

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