MEDIA & SUPPORTERS
We would like to thank and acknowledge the people and organisations who share our vision to ensure Rongoa Māori and this Mātauranga is accessible for all.
Metro News | 2 June 2023
Healing with hands
Traditional Māori healing is proving so popular, those providing the treatment have had to find a bigger premises. It involves healing with hands to reduce stress, anxiety and much more. Halle Taite-Pitama from Metro News visits the Te Arateatea Whare Hauora to learn more.
ACC Newsroom | 29 April 2022
Rongoā Māori practitioner hopes traditional healing system becomes mainstream
Ruatau Perez is a rongoā Māori practitioner in Canterbury. While ACC offers the traditional healing system as a treatment option, Perez wants to see it become a more mainstream option among New Zealanders.
Seven Sharp | 26 April 2022
The resurgence of Rongoā Māori healing
Traditional Māori healing was suppressed for 60 years, now there's a nationwide resurgence. Seven Sharp reporter Jendy Harper visited the Te Arateatea Community Clinic to learn more.
Te Pütahitanga o Te Waipounamu | 15 April 2021
Te Arateatea – a different approach to health and wellbeing
Ruatau Perez and Hannah Livingston have been introducing whānau to the philosophies and practices of traditional Māori healing for over twenty years but they never tire of seeing their wānanga participants reconnect to their culture and customs.
RNZ | 13 August 2019
Gang turns to traditional Māori practice to better mental health
A Hawke's Bay gang is using the ancient Māori tradition of massage and healing to help recover from a spate of suicides and prevent further deaths.