South Auckland community leaders and kaumatua gathered on Manurewa Marae last week to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, in the hopes of encouraging more vulnerable people in the community to get the jab, TVNZ reports. Among those who received their first jab are Manurewa Trust Board chair Rangi McLean and Manurewa Marae CEO Takutai Moana Natasha Kemp. Manurewa Marae is the first marae-based clinic to roll out the vaccine, with kaumatua and kuia first in line. It has the capacity to vaccinate up to 300 people a day.
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