Ngā Pae Tautoko is NPMs COVID19 response strategy. Our primary goal is to bring mātauranga, science, evidence and resources to the task of supporting advisors, decision-makers, iwi, our communities and whānau.
Aotearoa NZ is currently at hightened ALERT LEVELS, Auckland Level 3, and the rest of the country Level 2, from 12:00 pm on Wednesday 12 August, 2020 after increasing from Alert level 1 and over 100 days of no known community transmission.
READ -> Ruānuku Emeritus Professor Ngahuia Te Awekotuku. In this commentary, Ngahuia reflects on the Māori practice of Kawemate as a way through and beyond Alert Level 4 Aotearoa National State of Emergency, a time when we are unable to give full effect to our Maori grief rituals. Ngahuia along with Prof Linda Waimarie Nikora lead the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga project titled: Aituā: Death in a changing Māori World.