Mihi's Place offers three individual workshops in Haumiri, Honohono and Rongoā Rākau giving the participants hands on experience and on completion of each area a Certificate in Rongoā Māori Appreciation.

Practices are based on a holistic model that incorporates the physical, emotional, family and spiritual, and takes into account culture and history. These forms of healing will promote additional levels of wellness and are complimentary to current western medicine.

The healing and therapeutic practices may be used together or independently and are available for a wide range of conditions and illnesses.

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Haumiri (massage) uses different strokes and techniques, rhythmically and gradually building up speed and pressure. Haumiri goes beyond relaxation. It may help to maintain and improve a more balanced life. Benefits range from increasing the level of oxygen in the blood to improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.

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Honohono (spiritual energy healing) is a guided method of healing. It uses vibrational energy techniques for improving and maintaining health by balancing the bodies’ energy system. Honohono can be a stand-alone treatment and the aim is to balance your Mauri (life principal) and Wairua (spirit) on a non-physical level. Benefits are similar to haumiri.

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Ngā Rongoā Rakau (herbal medicines/ remedies) is a gift from nature; it is often basic food found in our diet and includes a wide range of leaves, bark, berries, roots, gums, seeds, stems and flowers. They have been used for hundreds of years to help maintain and restore good health.