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  • Adam, Quarantine Officer

    Posted by · May 18, 2020 5:01 PM

    "This time, we've got the whole country fighting with us"

  • Rose, Librarian

    Posted by · May 12, 2020 3:01 PM · 2 reactions

    "I'm glad I'm part of this, it's been fulfilling" - says Rose about her role in the Manaaki Programme. 

  • Greg, ERO Review Officer

    Posted by · May 08, 2020 4:05 PM · 1 reaction

    "Everyones proving that they are quite adaptable and resilient"

  • Deanna, MBIE Labour Inspector

    Posted by · May 01, 2020 5:08 PM · 2 reactions

    “It gave me a sense of accomplishment to see how the public service across the board came together as one entity to get New Zealand through this crisis”

  • Michelle, Inland Revenue, Papamoa

    Posted by · April 14, 2020 10:03 AM · 1 reaction

    “I am providing assistance for people affected by COVID-19 in any way that I can”.

  • Chrissy, ED Ward Clerk, Auckland

    Posted by · April 08, 2020 10:50 AM · 1 reaction

    "They’ve set up some isolation rooms in ED...they use these for ones that are really sick, we’ve got a couple rooms in ED for ones that are maybe positive"

  • Sue, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Christchurch

    Posted by · April 08, 2020 8:07 AM

    "I love my work because I care for people. I care about the patient at the end. We get sad when we hear a patient has passed away. 

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  • Simone, Community Support Worker, Auckland

    Posted by · April 07, 2020 10:03 PM · 3 reactions

    "You need to be more than the person that gives a shower, or makes a cup of tea, or does all of the basic necessities - you’re the only source of contact they have for the day".