Dr Hinemoa Elder

AROHA - Maori wisdom for a contented life


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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)