The Pacific Leadership Forum, a council of leaders from the Pacific community are determined to stop the spread of COVID-19. They recognise that their ethnicities are at the highest risk from this virus, and the possible effects of it on Māori. Teleiai Edwin Puni, chairman of the Forum explains: “It is a responsible action by our Pacific [communities]. Because we live closely with our Māori whānau(s), in the same neighbourhood(s). “By being responsible with the prevention and the readiness, it also protects our Māori and the people of Aotearoa.”
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Over 3500 Tuvalu descendants live in New Zealand. According to the 2013 census, a large majority live in Auckland. One member of the Auckland Tuvalu society says the culture is alive and thriving.
The Tuvalu language and culture is alive and thriving says Sagaa Malua from Auckland Tuvalu Community Trust. Tuvalu Language week has kicked off today around the country.
This week marks Tuvalu Language Week for 2015, and this year's theme is "Tau gana ko tou IIoga – Language is your identity".