Discover the ancient the wisdom of Maori for contented life lived in harmony with our planet.
In her latest book ‘Aroha: Maori Wisdom for a Contented Life Lived in Harmony with our Planet,’ Dr. Hinomoa Elder has brought together 52 ‘Whakatauki’ – pearls of traditional Maori wisdom which provide life lessons, guidance and notes of caution which stem from old-time Maori story telling. Sections include ‘Care, respect and kindness towards others and ourselves’ and ‘Love for our world.’
Dr. Elder is a forensic psychiatrist and former television presenter. She is a professor in indigenous research at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and sits on the Māori Advisory Committee of the Centre for Brain Research – Rangahau Roro Aotearoa. She is of English and Māori descent, from Ngāti Kurī, Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri and Ngāpuhi iwi (Source: Wikipedia).