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6 April 2020

Government repatriation flight into Gisborne

A chartered Government repatriation flight landed in Gisborne today [Monday 6 April] with 13 locals on board.

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5 April 2020

Tairawhiti iwi distribute iwi packs

Tairāwhiti iwi have banded together this week to pack and distribute thousands of hygiene and sanitation packs for older people and those with chronic health conditions.

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3 April 2020

Real time simulation helps hospital prepare

It may have been a simulation but the scene inside Gisborne Hospital on Wednesday looked all too real as anaesthetist Dr Leigh Willoughby and hospital staff worked to transfer a patient with COVID-19 from maternity to a newly created theatre for a caesarean.

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