Introduction to Rongoā Māori Medicine with Donna Kerridge

A 2 Day Workshop
Saturday & Sunday 19 & 20 August 2022 

9.30am – 4.00pm

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An introduction to Rongoā: Māori Medicine and Healing. This course provides an introduction to Māori medicine and healing concepts and explores the importance of re-connecting to the land. Learners will spend time getting to know native plants and learning about their uses as well as exploring resources from the sea,  weather permitting. There will also be an opportunity over the weekend to taste some native plant remedies.

Course Details

Discover and learn:

  • The philosophy of Maori medicine
  • The role of relationships in healing
  • Other Maori healing concepts
  • How healing the landscape heals the people
  • ABC’s of Maori plant medicines (including making and tasting)

What to bring:

Packed lunch & drink, camera, walking shoes, notebook

This course is subsidised by TEC funding for NZ citizens and permanent residents which requires commitment to attend the full course.


The Learning Centre, Artworks
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1081
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Phone: 09 372 9868



Donna Kerridge is a registered Medical Herbalist and traditionally trained Rongoā Māori practitioner. Donna is a regular lecturer and tertiary institutions around the country and has presented at both national and international conferences. She has also written extensively on traditional medicine and is a passionate advocate for traditional healing and its relevance for people of all cultures in the modern world.

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