To normalise mask wearing for tamariki here's Dr Siouxsie Wiles and the ever curious and friendly monster, Avon.

Together they colourfully (literally!) talk all things face masks - what they're for, why they're cool and how to wear them.

How to be superhero in your bubble

It can be so tough with younger tamariki explaining bubble time and why we can’t go to the playground. We’ve been working with Sharyn Gousmett, an educational psychologist at Willow Psychology, who’s written a super book about how tamariki are superheroes!

Check out this e-book for younger tamariki that may help explain bubble time and why they can't go to the playground!

Dr Siouxsie Wiles on mask wearing