Donna Kerridge

Donna Kerridge (Waikato, Ngāti Tahinga) is a registered Medical Herbalist and a traditionally trained rongoā Māori practitioner with a small clinic in Helensville.

Ātea
Dec 8, 2017

Mamaku: the native ingredient in the best green smoothie yet

Just as mamaku holds the earth together after landslides, so too can it heal wounds and infections in us, explains Donna Kerridge.

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Ātea
Dec 2, 2017

How to make kawakawa balm

Kawakawa is said to have the healing properties of all the other plants in the ngahere combined. Donna Kerridge explains how to use this versatile plant.

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Ātea
Nov 10, 2017

How to make a tonic with kūmarahou

Rongoā practitioner Donna Kerridges explains how to make a simple decoction for respiratory conditions and digestion.

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Ātea
Oct 27, 2017

Isolation is making us unwell: a rongoā Māori perspective

Rongoā Māori medicine is about more than lotions and potions, explains Donna Kerridge – it's also about connection.

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Ātea
Oct 13, 2017

Everything is related: an introduction to rongoā Māori medicine

Practitioner Donna Kerridge introduces the core philosophy of rongoā Māori medicine.

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