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COVID-19 pushes Māori gym owners into digital age

Christchurch kaihaka are getting haka fit online thanks to a whānau whose gym has been shut during the nationwide lockdown. Manu and Corey Hale own Hale Compound Conditioning and say while times are tough, they’ve found a way to reach out to their clients from the comfort of their own home. Tāwhiri Ruru with this…

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Tikanga put to the test under alert level three restrictions

The whānau of Tuahiwi musician, Jimmy Brennan, said they attempted to keep to tangihanga restrictions under alert level, but were overwhelmed when around 130 people turned up. Dave Brennan organised his brother Jimmy’s tangihanga and said any harm done was unintentional. Henare Te Aika-Puanaki with this story.

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Ōtākou whānau resilient in COVID-19 response

Ōtākou whānau are presenting a united front as the country continues the battle against COVID-19. Te Rūnaka ō Ōtākou spokesperson, Michelle Taiaroa says their elderly are vulnerable and they aren’t taking any risks. Tāwhiri Ruru with this story.

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Haka challenge to battle domestic violence

It’s no secret many whānau are under pressure during the strict conditions of New Zealand’s efforts to combat the Coronavirus . This Friday a nationwide campaign will launch using haka to help whānau through these trying times.

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Ngā Hau e Whā Covid-19 Testing Station

Get yourself hot kai, good kōrero and a COVID-19 test down at Ngā Hau e Whā Marae, east Ōtautahi whānau. Even if you’re not feeling sick or showing any symptoms, it’s important as many whānau as possible are tested all around Aotearoa.

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