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29 Nov 2021 17:54
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  •   Home > News > Education

    A Kapiti high school student has become a vaccine advocate for young Maori

    A Kapiti high school student has become a vaccine advocate for young Maori


    Ngapera Parata has started a campaign to help battle misinformation about the jab, by talking to people in the community.

    With help from Maori health provider Horo Te Pai, the 18-year-old's aiming to get as many people vaccinated as possible.

    Parata says it's about protecting her community.

    She says a lot of the misinformation going around before she started her work was concerning... sparking the idea.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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