Robina Adamson was formerly a psychopaedic nurse. She studied psychology, New Zealand literature and Maori anthropology at Auckland University.
She is qualified in a number of alternative health
modalities and has an interest in the study of environmental pollution and its effects on human health, and especially birth defects in children. She spent a number of years writing articles to bring about public awareness of the harmful effects of agricultural chemicals, and campaigning for their safer use.
Her other passion is the plight of indigenous peoples, with the decline of their language, and the resultant loss of their cultural identity. She has a particular interest in the people of the Pacific region and the Pacific peoples who live in
NZ. She has lived in the Cook Islands and in Western Samoa.
Today she lives in Auckland with her daughter, and continues to write poetry and illustrate her stories for children.
Where to find Robina Adamson online
The Gift of Mamaku
by Robina Adamson
When a little girl’s mother walks between two Mamaku trees one night in her back garden, she enters a forest from a time long ago. She meets a magical man from that time, and brings back a gift of love for her sick daughter...
This is a story from the magical land of Aotearoa. A story of Love -Aroha- that crosses all boundaries. Wherever there is great Aroha, all things are possible.
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