"This time, we've got the whole country fighting with us"
"I'm glad I'm part of this, it's been fulfilling" - says Rose about her role in the Manaaki Programme.
"Everyones proving that they are quite adaptable and resilient"
“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”
“I am providing assistance for people affected by COVID-19 in any way that I can”.
"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"
"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.
"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".