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This is a nationwide study of how people who have had COVID-19 prior to December 2021 have been impacted in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The outcomes of this study are being used to advise health officials in their ongoing response to the pandemic. 

Research findings released

The results of our major nationwide study, Ngā Kawekawe o Mate Korona | Impacts of COVID-19 in Aotearoa, show the impacts of COVID-19 have been worse for Māori, Pasifika, and disabled people.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone, but it’s had much greater health, social, and financial impacts on populations that are already significantly disadvantaged

Dr Lynne Russell, study co-lead

Hear what others with lived experience of having COVID-19 have to say

Jenene Crossan
Ngāi Tahu

Jenene got COVID when she was in London at the beginning of 2020 and still experiences symptoms. Hear what she has to say about the study.

Tuala Tagaloa Tusani

Tuala and his partner were seriously unwell with COVID while staying in MIQ, and were later hospitalised. Hear why he’s taking part in our study.

Hamuera Evans
Te Iwi Morehu

Hamuera was in lockdown with his whānau including his mokopuna when he realised he had COVID. Hear why he is involved in this study.