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For the first time, the world of the tohunga - which up until now has been carefully concealed for centuries is openly shared. Subject matters ranging from natural healing to modern life offer an exclusive insight into the realm of a great tohunga.
Returning to the void highlights Hohepa Delamere - a highly respected tohunga and healer from Te Whānau-ā-Apanui. Rather than just treating symptoms, he achieved hundreds of "miracle healings" by addressing the whole body to improve one's wellbeing.
Much of the information in Te Rongoā Māori was told to the author by Ngāpuhi kaumātua over 40 years ago. Māori knew about the medicinal properties contained within rongoā and how to prepare it to help restore, heal, remedy and alleviate sicknesses.
This dictionary is a must-have for all rongoā Māori enthusiasts. Plant names are arranged alphabetically in Botanical-Māori and Māori-Botanical lists. Special references include former botanical names and tribal variations highlighting biodiversity.
A compilation of printed and manuscript information on the healing practices of the Māori and their intimate knowledge of rongoā. Drawing together all the available information on spiritual healing that then redirects you to the relevant rongoā.
A groundbreaking book on working with New Zealand native flowers, ferns, trees, seeds and plant essences. This book describes 84 native flora of Aotearoa and their spiritual, psychological applications to promote ora (life).
This book contains the most comprehensive pictorial guide to help you identify the many flora and fauna of New Zealand's native landscapes. Of particular note are the closeups details for each rongoā and their respective lifecycles.
Pictorial guide to the native trees and plants of New Zealand. Each item has a life-size representation of part of the plant - usually a leaf or flower. Identifying the native trees and plants of New Zealand's bush can be fun using this book.
This book examines a collaboration between traditional Māori healing and clinical psychiatry. Māori healer Wiremu NiaNia outlines concepts that underpin his mahi wairua (spiritual work) and stories of Māori healing with whānau.
Tohunga explores ancient traditions and esoteric knowledge held by tohunga within the wānanga. Covering a wide range of skills from karakia, whakapapa, healing, communing with Atua and divining tohu are just some of the offerings in this book.
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