To make sure we share up-to-date advice and information this website will be updated everyday at 2:00pm. 

Media updates

Members of Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā regularly speak to the media about COVID-19 to provide accurate information to whānau Māori, hapū and iwi, as well as raise issues and concerns we have, in an effort to ensure Māori needs are met during the pandemic.
For any information about our media coverage, or for media enquiries, please contact Gabrielle Para at media@uruta.maori.nz or phone 027 967 0094.
Urutā: COVID-19 Advice for Māori by Māori health experts - Dr Matire Harwood

Mar. 28th 2020, by Te Ao Māori News

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Covid-19 lockdown: What do Māori need to know? - Dr Elana Curtis

Mar. 27th 2020, by Te Karere

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NZ coronavirus lockdown – Expert Reaction

Mar. 23rd 2020, by SMC

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$56.5m to be spent on Māori coronavirus response package

Mar. 22nd 2020, by Stuff.co.nz

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Government cash boost to Māori communities welcomed - Dr Rawiri Jansen

Mar. 22nd 2020, by TVNZ

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The Hui - Dr Rhys Jones

Mar. 22nd 2020, by TV3

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Concerns around Maori health - The Panel - Dr Rhys Jones

Mar. 20th 2020, by RNZ

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Coronavirus: New pandemic group says Māori 'left out' of planning - Dr Rawiri Jansen

Mar. 20th 2020, by Stuff.co.nz

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Coronavirus: Fears Māori communities to be hit hard - 'Everybody is on red alert' - Dr Rhys Jones

Mar. 19th 2020, by NZ Herald

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History say Maori need greater role in Covid plan - Dr Rhys Jones

Mar. 19th 2020, by Radio Waatea

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Coronavirus: Traditional Māori funeral practices should stop, health experts say - Dr Sue Crengle

Mar. 18th 2020, by Stuff.co.nz

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Coronavirus could be deadlier for vulnerable communities - Dr David Tipene-Leach

Mar. 18th 2020, by Stuff.co.nz

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Why equity for Māori must be prioritised during the Covid-19 response

Mar. 18th 2020, by Thespinoff.co.nz

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Māori health providers set up communication hub to combat covid-19 - Dr Rhys Jones

Mar. 17th 2020, by RNZ.co.nz

 

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Te Ao Moana speaks with Dr Papaarangi Reid about COVID-19 and a response strategy by Māori, for Māori, about Māori - Dr Papaarangi Reid

Mar. 16th 2020, by Māori Television

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Tākuta Rawiri Jansen's plan for Māori about Coronavirus - Dr Rawiri Jansen

Mar. 13th 2020, by Te Ao

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