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QUEENSTOWN - Wairuatanga Wananga

Matekite / Tohunga / Author Wiremu Niania - traditional healing in health and social services.

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QUEENSTOWN - Wairuatanga Wananga
QUEENSTOWN - Wairuatanga Wananga

Time & Location

Oct 11, 2022, 9:00 AM GMT+13 – Oct 12, 2022, 2:00 PM GMT+13

Queenstown Events Centre, Joe Oconnell Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand

About The Event

Wairuatanga Wananga, 11th - 12th October 2022 (consecutive) 

Tuesday 9.00am - 4.00pm

Wednesday  9.00am - 2.00pm 

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Matekite/Tohunga - Wiremu Niania - Co-author of Award winning book, Collaborative and Indigenous Mental Health Therapy - Tataihono: Stories of Maori healing in Psychiatry, and his wife, Lesley Niania, discuss in depth, the vital role, Wairuatanga plays in recovery in this interactive workshop.

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Whatever your professional focus, Wairua is the key element that strengthens and enhances every area - mind, body and whanau. Gain 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. 

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Who is this wananga for?

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While we welcome everyone to attend, this wananga / workshop is designed for multiple practitioners and clinicians, for all ethnicities and beliefs, for clinical leaders, trainees and researchers, counsellors, church leaders, students and anyone concerned with the mental health and wellbeing of those in their communities.

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These sessions move beyond academic information to application of te ao maori principals. You will learn how to bring these tangible powerful concepts into your professional practice.

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DAY 1:   Programme - Times are approximate 

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9.00am Karakia / Mihi Whakatau

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9.15am Whakawhanaungatanga

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9.30am SESSION 1:  Historical background / Tohunga Suppression Act. 

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10.30am Morning tea 

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10.45am SESSION 2:  WAIRUA in Te Whare Tapa Wha and Nga Kete Wananga - what are they?  What relevance are they in today's modern mainstream health?

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12.00pm LUNCH 

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12.45pm SESSION 3:  Intergenerational trauma through Nga Kete Wananga

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2.30pm Afternoon Tea 

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2.45pm FINAL SESSION:  The restoration of Tapu process

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3.30pm Prepare for 2nd day

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4.00pm Closing karakia

DAY 2 PROGRAMME

9.00am Karakia 

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9.15am SESSION 1:  Matekite / Matakite  -  Is this valid in modern hauora?  What is it? 

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10.30am Morning tea 

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10.45am SESSION 2:  Nga Pu Ora - How does the Wharenui help us with modern day health and wellbeing?

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12.00pm LUNCH 

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12.30pm SESSION 3:  Nga Pu Ora continued

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1.30pm   Evaluations / Final thoughts

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2.00pm  Karakia

Course Fee $275 (ex. GST)

Students / Non-waged  $125   

(Time payments available - please email Narcel on accounts@wiremuniania.co.nz)

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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.

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PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM / JUNK MAIL.  Upon registration an IMMEDIATE confirmation email is sent. 

Tickets

  • Wairuatanga Wananga

    NB: Ticket is excluding GST.

    NZ$275.00
    Tax: +NZ$41.25 GST
  • Student / non-waged

    Currently studying or non-waged

    NZ$125.00
    Tax: +NZ$18.75 GST

Total

NZ$0.00

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