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Gisborne iwi calling for R&V cancellation

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Publish Date
Tue, 30 Nov 2021, 6:37pm
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Gisborne iwi calling for R&V cancellation

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 30 Nov 2021, 6:37pm

Tairawhiti iwi are calling for Rhythm and Vines to be cancelled.  

Festivals can only go ahead in the orange traffic light setting and Tairawhiti is going to red this Friday.  

A decision on the event hasn't been announced yet.  

Toitu Tairawhiti spokesperson Amohaere Houkamau told Heather du Plessis-Allan they're struggling to get to 90 percent double-vaccination. 

She said it's also about understanding the vulnerability and frailty of the region's health system. 

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