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Associate Prof Elana Curtis

NEWS LINK --> Associate Professor Elana Taipapaki Curtis (Ngāti Rongomai, Ngāti Pikiao, Te Arawa) is a Public Health Physician currently working as Senior Lecturer Medical at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, University of Auckland. Read her Open Letter to New Zealand's Government.

WATCH --> NPM researchers discuss Family violence prevention strategies under present COVID-19 Level 4 Aotearoa National State of Emergency restrictions. The active level 4 restrictions mean that many community agency staff have had to make significant changes to keep themselves safe and to continue the essential work they do with whānau. Prof Linda Waimarie Nikora, co-director of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga speaks with Dr Kiri Edge and community researcher Rolinda Karapu.

WATCH --> Dr Teah Carlson messaging with the help of her whānau on "Noho ki te kāinga" - Stay at Home during COVID-19 Alert level 4 Aotearoa/New Zealand State of Emergency.

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 17:00

WATCH --> Prof Papaarangi Reid messaging on "Noho ki te kāinga" - Stay at Home during COVID-19 Alert level 4 Aotearoa/New Zealand State of Emergency. Papaarangi is a Mauri Ora Co-Theme leader  and Tumuaki and Head of Department of Māori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, She holds science and medical degrees from the University of Auckland and is a specialist in public health medicine.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:00

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.

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