“Meditation is kind of normal already to Māori whanau. We do karakia, we do karanga, we do kapa haka and these are all like practices for wairua.”
“I definitely think these tools can benefit all whanau in so many ways. It’s like te whare tapa whā. You have four sides of your whare and if one pou breaks, that’s your whole whare gone.”
In this episode of Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai, we learn Māuri Tau, mindful meditation with Te Aorangi-Kōwhai Morini.
Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai is a 10-part series of practical mental wellbeing tools told through a Te Ao Māori worldview with honest kōrero, humour and shared stories.
Watch the whole series here.
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