Awhitia Mihaere

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Awhitia Mihaere – Her lived experiences as an Indigenous Traditional Practitioner derive from her whakapapa of Ngai Tahu Matawhaiti, Te Aitanga aa Mahaki, Rongowhakaata, Rangitane, Maniapoto where her grandparents were traditional healers of Rongoā Māori, and Midwives to their whanau, and hāpu.

Hohepa De La Mere brought the ancient codes of IO to Tamaki Makaurau where Awhitia was re-awoken to carry on Rongoā Māori handed down to her by her tīpuna. She is known as an Indigenous Traditional Practitioner of Romiromi, Koomirimiri and Mirimiri where she has taken Rongoā Maori into many places such as Whare Oranga Manurewa, South Auckland as a Practitioner of Haputanga Lay Advocate, Te Kooti Rangatahi, Hoani Waititi Marae, Orakei Marae , Serco and Prisons as a Maori Director, Senior Cultural Advisor, Cultural Therapist, Kairomiromi – for Prisoners and staff in Aotearoa.

• Ministry of Education as a Regional Cultural Advisor–Kaimirimiri- Healing Trauma and Grief/ Suicide and Murders in Wairarapa.
• Puna Ako – He Waka Hiringa – Healing Strand Indigenous Applied Masters Programe Mangakotukutuku Campus TWOA
• Pouako – Rongoā Māori, TWOA Manukau Campus. (Kairomiromi – Rongoa Services).
• Relationship Manager for Restorative Justice, Marae Community Justice Panels, MUMA Kairomiromi – Rongoa Maori inside the service.

Awhitia has also travelled Internationally as the President for Art of Living – Ambassador for Aotearoa – Indigenous Traditional Healing Practitioner – Rongoa Maori – Romiromi – Haputanga- Mirimiri- Koomirimiri. Awhitia Mihaere – Her lived experiences as an Indigenous Traditional Practitioner derive from her whakapapa of Ngai Tahu Matawhaiti, Te Aitanga aa Mahaki, Rongowhakaata, Rangitane, Maniapoto where her grandparents were traditional healers of Rongoā Māori, and Midwives to their whanau, and hāpu.