Story: Rongoā – medicinal use of plants

Hastings Māori Midwives sign

Hastings Māori Midwives sign

The Hastings Māori Midwives sign shows a Māori mother cradling her baby. As well as traditional practitioners of rongoā, there are many Māori health providers who offer western medicine with a focus on tikanga Māori.

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Rhys Jones, 'Rongoā – medicinal use of plants - Rongoā today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Rhys Jones, published 24 Sep 2007