Tim Irwin practises transcendental meditation (TM) in 1983, the year he graduated as a teacher of this meditation technique. From Bluff, he was thought to be the first Māori teacher of TM. He stood for Parliament in 1996 as a candidate for the Natural Law Party, which advocated TM as the answer to social problems.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
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