‘You have no one to talk to’: Māori pensioners face hardships during lockdown
Wardens in south Auckland say pensioners living alone are among the most vulnerable to Covid-19, fearful even of leaving their home
Wai Allan was leaning on crutches in front of her government flat when the Māori wardens pulled up in a van loaded with food, hand sanitiser and face masks.
“Oh, fruit and veg! That’s good for you,” the pensioner exclaimed, as two big boxes were unloaded and carried inside.