Testimonies

Testimonies – Training -Wānanga

Your work kick starts a lot of good stuff, like seeing that Te Ao Māori is not a scary thing. To be connected to yourself, you will be fine. It was inclusive not exclusive. Good catalyst for a lot of things.

Tim (New Zealander and Agency Manager)

I also enjoyed the work with (agency name) – I’m so proud that I / we can sing a waiata. I loved the immersion into Maori culture. I loved the deepening of our connections. Thanks for helping that to happen.

Claire (United Kingdom)

A beautiful centre of healing and light, Spiritual and Down to Earth..I heartily recommend Te Amokura ♥

Cheryl Amos (New Zealander)

Conference Presentations

Roestenburg, M. (2009). Progress, or progressive human cultural destruction? Paper presented at the15th International Critical and Feminist Perspectives in Health and Social Justice Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Roestenburg, M. (2009, August). Ahakoa he kiri ma: A fire in our blood. Student Presentation at the 2009 New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference – Conflict…Process…Resolution. Pāpa…Mahi…Ratanga. Palmerston North Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Roestenburg, M. (2010). Ahakoa he kiri ma: A fire in our blood. Presented at the 4th International Traditional Knowledge Conference 2010: Kei muri i te kāpara he tangata ke: Recognising, understanding, engaging. Waipapa Marae, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand.

Roestenburg, M. (2010, October). Ahakoa he kiri ma: A fire in our blood. Paper presented at the MAI Maori Doctoral Conference. Te Herenga Waka Marae. Victoria University, Wellington. New Zealand.

Roestenburg, M. (2012). Te turangawaewae o te whakaohooho mauri: The conceptual home-place of the re-awakening Indigenous spirit. Presented at the Doing Psychology: Manawatū Doctoral Research. School of Psychology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Roestenburg, M. (2013, November). Te Tī: Māori and Indigenous resilience. Paper presented at the MAI Maori Doctoral Conference. Waipapa Marae. Auckland University, Auckland. New Zealand.

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