Wairua is our essence of being, belonging and connecting to the things that give us meaning. Discover more about what wairua means to you by hearing what others have to say.
Looking after our wairua
In this video, Matua Tau Huirama introduces the concept of tapu and tells us how to look after our wairua.
Healing our wairua
In this video Whaea Huhana Clayton-Evans talks about her spiritual experiences and how we can heal our wairua.
Re-energising our wairua
In this video, Michael Naera talks about how we can nourish and feed our wairua.
Ainsley's journey to healing involved rediscovering her wairua through a programme that helped her to recognise the root of her alcohol abuse.