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Maori Wisdom For A Contented Life Lived In Harmony With Our Planet
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This is a must-have. This book is so inspiring and beautiful to read, you can read it over and over again. Also makes a beautiful gift.

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Having read the introduction, I'm saving the 52 readings until New Year's Day – 1 reading a week for 2021. Grateful for this…

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The book is filled with the aloha embedded In old Maori proverbs, because they give life lessons , which are relevant in our complex modern world

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“Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati” – When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable

See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki – simple, powerful life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori 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 Maori 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)

Author Biography:

Dr Hinemoa Elder has lived on Waiheke Island for more than 20 years. She is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who has worked in Starship Hospital's Child and Family, and Mother, Baby Units and various community clinics. She also provides youth forensic court reports and neuropsychiatric assessment and treatment of traumatic brain injury in private practice. Hinemoa is a deputy psychiatry member of the New Zealand Mental Health Review Tribunal. She is also a Maori Strategic Leader for the Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) for the Ageing Brain. Hinemoa has been involved with the media for many years - a former children's TV presenter for 3.45 Live, a daily live show in the early 1990s, and then of the Bugs Bunny Show. She has had a weekly newspaper column in the Sunday Star-Times, and is often interviewed on national television and current affairs programmes about her work in mental health. You can find her on Instagram- @drhinemoa.
Release date NZ
September 29th, 2020
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