Aroha: Maori Wisdom for a Contented Life
The top-selling New Zealand non-fiction title of 2021! The timeless wisdom of Maori proverbs - 52 traditional Maori sayings explained by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder, showing us how we can live better lives, in harmony with the planet.
Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati
When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable
See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes.
Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki – simple, powerful life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet.
Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings – fundamental Maori values – make a happier world for everyone.
- Manaakitanga (love for each other)
- Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet)
- Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity)
- Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)