Nonalcoholic, yellow-green, somewhat bitter beverage made from the root of the pepper plant (mainly Piper methysticum) in most South Pacific islands. It is traditionally consumed in the kava ceremony, which includes the ritual making and drinking of kava and a ceremonial feast. It is taken to relieve stress and anxiety and as a mood elevator.
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Preserving Kawa Whakaruruhau--what is Kai Tiaki's role? Assuming a Maori word for its title would suggest Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand has an obligation to be a guardian of nursing knowledge, including the philosophy of cultural safety.(VIEWPOINT)
Jan 01, 2008; [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] A guardian. A protector. A watcher. A custodian. An advocate for the vulnerable. A teacher; mentor;...