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Rediscovering Aotearoa: Hauora/Health


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Episode 5 in an 8-part series by TVNZ's Re: that travels Aotearoa meeting young Kiwis as they discuss the impacts of colonisation today. Source: TVNZ

Rediscovering Aotearoa is an 8-part bilingual short documentary, podcast and article series by TVNZ's Re: that travels Aotearoa meeting young Kiwis as they discuss the impacts of colonisation today, modern race relations and how they are decolonising themselves.

Medicine student Aniket Chawla is welcomed into a rongoā Māori wānanga (course) at Motatau Marae, near Kawakawa in Northland. He meets Juan and Tahjai Brown, twins who grew up at that marae and are students of rongoā, traditional Māori healing. How does a collective te ao Māori view of health differ from an individualistic Western one, and what can this mean for our mental health system?

Read the full article at Renews.co.nz