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Aroha: Māori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet – Dr Hinemoa Elder

Discover traditional Māori philosophy through 52 whakatauki – simple, powerful life lessons, one for every week.

Each one is retold by respected Māori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet.

Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings – fundamental Māori values – make a happier world for everyone.

Chapters include:

– Manaakitanga (love for each other)

– Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet)

– Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity)

– Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)

Poipoia te kākano kia puāwai (Nurture the seed and it will bloom).

Format: This book is a Hardcover.

Language:  This book is written in English to explain the Whakatauki (Māori proverb)

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Dr Hinemoa Elder (Te Aupouri, Ngati Kuri, Te Rarawa and Ngapuhi) has lived on Waiheke Island for 21 years.

She is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, working at the Child and Family Unit at Starship Hospital, in Auckland.

She is also a Māori Strategic Leader for the Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) for the ageing brain.


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