Dr Hinemoa Elder

AROHA book by Dr Hinemoa Elder


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We are delighted to showcase this book from the amazing Dr Hinemoa Elder, Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri and Ngāpuhi.

Discover traditional Māori philosophy through 52 whakataukī (traditional Māori proverbs/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 each day more meaningful and fulfilling...Māori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet.

Chapters include:

  • Manaakitanga (love for each other)
  • Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet)
  • Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity)
  • Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)

Ehara! Ko koe te ringa e huti punga!

Yes, yours is the arm best suited to pull up the anchor!

You have it in you!

Author Biography

Dr Hinemoa Elder 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. In 2019 Dr Elder was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to psychiatry and Māori.

This book is written and created in New Zealand

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