Covid-19 vaccine rollout leader pushes for more Māori, Pasifika vaccinated
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Auckland has cracked a vaccination milestone; 81 percent of the eligible population's had one dose of Pfizer. There is a push this weekend to get more vaccinated. The carrot is a possible alert level shift when Cabinet meets on October 4 with Te Pirimia Jacinda Ardern hinting the chances could be better if the city hits 90 percent with a single dose of Pfizer. But Māori and Pasifika are way behind in the statistics. Ko taku manuhiri inaianei ko Dr Anthony Jordan from the Northern Regional health co-ordination Centre Vaccination Programme.  
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