In this activity, students learn about rongoā Māori (medicines that are produced from native plants in New Zealand) through a silent card game.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • explain what rongoā Māori is
  • name some native plants in New Zealand that are used for rongoā Māori
  • name some medical problems that native plants can be used for
  • name some medical uses for some of the native plants.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do.
    Published 12 November 2010