Thu, Jun 20|
Auditorium, House of Breakthrough Church
GISBORNE - WAIRUATANGA WANANGA - TOHUNGA - MATEKITE - WIREMU NIANIA
Matekite / Tohunga / Author Wiremu Niania - traditional healing in psychiatry
Time & Location
Jun 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Auditorium, House of Breakthrough Church, 7 Potae Ave, Riverdale, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
About The Event
Wairuatanga Wananga, GISBORNE. Thursday 20th June, 2019
Matekite/Tohunga - Wiremu Niania - Co-author of Award winning book, Collaborative and Indigenous Mental Health Therapy - Tataihono: Stories of Maori healing in Psychiatry, discusses in depth the vital role, he believes, Wairuatanga plays in recovery in this interactive workshop.
Whatever your professional focus, the wellness of Wairua is the key element that strengthens and enhances every area - mind, body and whanau and underpins every indigenous society. Gaining a traditional healers view of Wairuatanga, the role of Mauri, Tapu Mana and other key concepts of te ao maori, learn how to utilise Te Taha Wairua in your practice by spending a day with Wiremu.
Who is this wananga for?
This wananga / workshop is designed for multiple practitioners and clinicians, for indigenous and non-indigenous mental health workers in different contexts, for clinical leaders, trainees and researchers, counsellors, church leaders and anyone concerned with the mental health and wellbeing of those in their communities.
These sessions move beyond academic information to application of te ao wairua principals. You will learn how to bring these tangible powerful concepts into your professional practice.
9.00am Karakia / Mihi Whakatau
9.30am SESSION 1:
10.30am Morning tea - provided (light refreshments)
10.45am SESSION 2:
12.00pm LUNCH - lunch is not provided, however you are welcome to bring your lunch with you. We will break long enough
for people to get lunch.
1.00pm SESSION 3:
2.30pm Afternoon Tea - provided (light refreshments)
2.45pm FINAL SESSION
3.15pm Evaluations / Poroporoaki
4.00pm Closing karakia
Course Fee $250 (including GST)
All updates regarding the wananga, including a tax invoice (to submit to your organisation for training purposes) will be sent to the email you provide.
Gis - Wairuatanga - 20.06.19
Gisborne - Wairuatanga Wananga 7 Potae Avenue, Gisborne - House of Breakthrough Church Thursday 20th June 2019. 9.00am - 4.00pmNZ$250.00