He waka eke noa!

Eliza Perkinson

Abstract


Out of the response to Covid-19 emerged a message: he waka eke noa. This whakatauki, which directly translates to mean, “we are all in this together”, was used to unite Aotearoa New Zealand in our efforts against the virus. It refers to a waka of collective consciousness guiding us on the same journey. But were we united? Were we truly in this waka (canoe), of five million together?


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covid-19;

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss2id745

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