Imagine being the last representatives surviving 60 million years after all other members of your species became extinct! The Tuatara is that reptile and one can only imagine what the whakapapa would look like for our living fossils of today.
Hā- Breathe into the wairua of Rongo- mā- Tāne (Atua of Peace) , and with your exhale release the business of your day to Papatūānuku (Our Earth Mother). Take a moment to breathe, ground and reconnect to you.
The huia is an extinct species of New Zealand Bird prevalent in the North island of New Zealand. The last confirmed sighting of a huia was in 1907, although there were credible sightings into the 1960s
Joe McLeod is the Maori Chef. He creates and shares the kai of Maori with the hopes of igniting the desire in our people to understand the unique foods, flavors and medicines we have growing on our whenua.