New Zealand’s first-ever ‘Vaxathon’ will take place this weekend on ‘Super Saturday’ (16 October) – a national day of action that calls on every remaining eligible New Zealander to get their shot. The Vaxathon is just one of the ways for reaching out, with vaccine clinics also open right across Aotearoa all day and into the evening as part of the nationwide push, Well-known celebrities, influencers and health professionals will front the live broadcast, crossing over to COVID-19 vaccination sites to capture the atmosphere and experiences of those receiving their first or second vaccine. A live data board, updated in real time, will provide progress measures of how each region is tracking. The Super Saturday Vaxathon is proudly supported by the Ministry of Health, Te Māngai Pāho, Pango Productions, and Discovery ANZ with support from New Zealand businesses to awhi vaccine uptake in communities around Aotearoa.
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