Te Miri Rangi

Te Miri Rangi (Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa) is a health promoter and the founder of Whakapapa Fridays, a blog dedicated to sharing Māori perspectives on health and wellbeing.

Ātea
Nov 21, 2017

What does your hair say about you?

Most of my life growing up I was the clean cut Māori boy with the short and tidy haircut, but all of that changed nearly three years ago, writes Te Miri Rangi.

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Ātea
Nov 6, 2017

Gods, whānau, body parts – making sense of health with whakapapa

Whakapapa is about relationships, not just relations, and can help us understand our all-round wellbeing, explains columnist Te Miri Rangi.

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Ātea
Oct 20, 2017

The wairua goes out for a wander: why sleep matters, and how to improve yours

Health campaigner Te Miri Rangi looks at what we can learn from our ancestors about the ancient art of a good night's rest.

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Ātea
Oct 6, 2017

The story of the kūmara – a superfood shaped by Māori

Health expert Te Miri Rangi looks at ways to revive indigenous Māori knowledge to optimise health and wellbeing.

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