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Rongoa Maori Medicine Manufacture Weekend

The rongoa manufacturing workshop is offered to demonstrate the making of rongoa for use with friends and family.

This workshop aims to cover:

  • a review of the principles of rongoa Maori;
  • do's, don'ts and why's of harvesting, storage and manufacturing; ethics;
  • using rakau for rongoa and kai; making ointments, balms, creams, infusions, and decoctions based on rongoa principles;
  • introduction to other rongoa applications including poultices, compresses, syrups and plasters etc;
  • reflections on our responsibilities, care of the knowledge and safety.

This is an intensive weekend that encourages student participation and sharing of knowledge and experiences. The prerequisite for enrolment is having completed at least Rongoa Maori 2.


Dates: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 2018
Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm both days
Presenter: Donna Kerridge
Venue: Arataki Centre, Swanson, Auckland
Early-bird Fee: $275.00 (includes all materials for making rongoa, no accommodation or catering provided)
Fee if paid after 7 February: $295.00

If you would like more information or would like to enrol in this workshop, please email: titoki.education@gmail.com or see our Enrolment Information page