Associate Health Minister details Māori Communities Covid fund spending

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 3 Nov 2021, 9:09AM
Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare during a Covid-19 response update at Parliament. (Photo / Mark Mitchell)
Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare during a Covid-19 response update at Parliament. (Photo / Mark Mitchell)

Associate Health Minister details Māori Communities Covid fund spending

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 3 Nov 2021, 9:09AM

$23 million from the Government's $120 million Māori Communities Covid fund has been dished out.  

Māori are accounting for 40 to 50 percent of delta cases in recent weeks, and have lower vaccination rates than the rest of the population. 

Peeni Henare, the Associate Minister of Health, with a focus on Māori health, joined Mike Hosking. 

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