wairua

wairua

(ˈwɑːiːruːɑː)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) NZ a spirit or soul
[Māori]
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The framework invites and reminds the clinician, to work alongside the client/whanau to explore the dimensions of tinana (physical body), hinengaro (psychological/emotional), "ratonga hauora" (previously iwi katoa) (access to quality health services), wairua (connectedness) and taiao (physical environments) and their relevance to clinical care and decision-making with client/whanau.
Kia tipu te wairua toi--Fostering young children's creative spirit through the Arts: Arts in Early Childhood Education (pp.
Forced to journey without tracks in jandals and longjohns wayfarers needs weave from found and bequeath a kahuwhakamarumaruwairua or bleed into darkness Aue Aue Aue Wairua a tupuna breathe aroha impervious to blizzards weave a cloak with hood hand kissed throat clasp brushed with lips kihi to dispel shadow.
The most damaging effect of [the] diversions on Maori has been on the wairua or spirituality of the people.
43) Manawa ora refers to emotional wellbeing, while wairua is the spiritual aspect.
The living face, the reality that this will be the last homecoming for this person, as the kaikaranga welcomes his/ her physical form and departing spirit by usually stating, "Hoki wairua mai ra
Performances draw on all the forces within the total environment, and the aesthetic dimensions of wairua (spirit) mauri (life force) ihi (power) and wana (authority).
The model is underpinned by four dimensions representing the basic beliefs of life: te taha hinengaro (psychological health); te taha wairua (spiritual health); te taha tinana (physical health); and te taha whanau (family health).
And here's a link to someone's thesis (Marcia Browne), which talks about wairua and language: http://home.
The Hikurangi Catchment which covers about 55,000 hectares is a catchment of the Wairua River that flows into the Kaipara Harbour.