Heal­ing movie

The Northland Age - - Local News -

In 2015 Tanya Filia (Nga¯puhi, Nga¯i Tahu) was told she had two months to live. She turned to tra­di­tional Ma¯ori heal­ing, and is still alive to­day. Her self-funded, 32-minute doc­u­men­tary He Oranga Pu­mau, which tells her story and is part of a cam­paign to make ron­goa¯ Ma¯ori and nat­u­ral ther­a­pies more ac­ces­si­ble, in­clud­ing a push for equal recog­ni­tion of ron­goa¯ Ma¯ori in the New Zealand health sys­tem, will screen at the Kaikohe Me­mo­rial Hall at 10.30am to­mor­row.

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