A large number of Public Servants are supporting the Ruatonga-Avatiu-Panama-Atupa Puna (RAPA) to help manage the Covid-19 pandemic. These employees are from the Ministries of Education, Finance, Transport, Justice, Health, OPSC and Environment. In addition, they have Volunteers from Air Raro, Airport Authority and Te Mato Vai. This dynamic team is led by Terry Utanga, HR Director from the Ministry of Education and Edwina Tangaroa from Te Marae Ora. Any other Public Servants in this area, are encouraged to volunteer their support The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for RAPA is at the Ruatonga Meeting House.
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