Come ( Haere Mai), learn more about your local bush and the plants within. Discover some simple methods of plant medicine preparation and home remedies for common ailments and conditions.
Come (Haere Mai), learn more about your local bush and the plants within. Discover some simple methods of plant medicine preparation and home remedies for common ailments and conditions. Practice preparing tonics, teas and balms. And learn about Māori traditional medicines, Rongoā Rakau, made with some of our Native Plants. HineAhua Tokōtokō, named for her role in Rongoā Māori, will share with you some of the wonders of our own native plants and how they can support you and your whanau (family). Come experience a wonderful part of our heritage, the medicinal properties of our native plants. Haere Mai!
Bring walking shoes (it could be muddy) and rain coat (or sunblock and hat if the weather is fine). Please note there will not be time to leave the premises for lunch so please bring something to share for a pot-luck working lunch. Bring a camera if you'd like to take photos of the plants we identify.
Those interested in our native plants and their uses, those interested in bush walking and conservation in NZ. Health professionals and enthusiasts.
I am a registered Rongoā Practitioner with eight years experience in using native plant remedies with medical clients.