KIRIKIRIROA - HAMILTON
Time & Location
About The Event
Matekite/Traditional healer and Co-author of Award winning book, Collaborative and Indigenous Mental Health Therapy - Tataihono: Stories of Maori healing in Psychiatry, Wiremu Niania 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, and learn how to utilise Te Taha Wairua in your practise by spending a day with Wiremu.
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 Maori principles. You will learn how to bring these tangible powerful concepts into your professional practice.
OPTIONAL EXTRA - WE HAVE 6 SPACES! Have a personal one on one session / cultural supervision or personal wairua session with Wiremu on TUESDAY 24TH APIRL.
PLEASE NOTE THE SESSION TIMES! Allocation of times are sorted as registrations come through. Please contact if you would like a specific time. We can rearrange if possible.
Monday 23rd April
9.00am Karakia / Mihi Whakatau / Whakawhanaungatanga
9.30am SESSION 1: WAIRUATANGA
10.30am Morning tea - provided (light refreshments)
10.45am SESSION 2: TE AWA O TE HAUORA / TE ARONUI / TE HA
12.00pm LUNCH - Lunch is not provided.
1.00pm SESSION 3: MAURI / TAPU / MANA
2.15pm Afternoon Tea - provided (light refreshments)
2.30pm SESSION 4: AROHA / HARA - Releasing Te HA
3.15pm Evaluations / Poroporoaki /
3.45pm Closing karakia
Tuesday 24th April - Private Sessions
9.00am PRIVATE SESSION
9.30am PRIVATE SESSION
10.00am PRIVATE SESSION
10.30am PRIVATE SESSION
11.00am PRIVATE SESSION
11.30am PRIVATE SESSION
11.55am KUA MUTU
Course Fee $150* Upon registering, a tax invoice will be sent to your email address (if applying for work training) to the email you have supplied.
* All prices include GST
Wiremu Niania Cultural Therapy
- 23rd APRIL Hamilton Wananga$150$1500$0
- 24th APRIL - Private Sessions$50$500$0