Collin Tukuitonga

Dr Collin Tukuitonga is Associate Dean Pacific, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

Sep 21, 2021

New Zealand cannot abandon its Covid elimination strategy while Māori and Pasifika vaccination rates are too low

'Living with the virus' effectively means some people dying with it. We know who many of them would be.

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Mar 22, 2021

The trouble with bubbles: When will we get quarantine-free travel in the Pacific?

Bubble talk has been firmly focused on Australia of late. But what about our island neighbours?

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Sep 5, 2020

Farewell, Papa Joe – beacon of calm and wise leadership

Dr Collin Tukuitonga pays tribute to his mentor, Dr Joe Williams, who passed away last night after a battle with Covid-19. 

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Jun 13, 2020

The trans-Tasman bubble can wait. NZ and the Pacific can make a Covid-free zone

The health arguments are sound, and the economic and cultural imperatives are clear.

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