Ben Thomas (centre) and other unemployed men practise t'ai chi at Te Aranga marae in Flaxmere, Hastings, in 2007. They carried out this exercise every morning before taking part in a horticultural training programme. Many other marae also hosted t'ai chi classes, especially for elderly people.
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Photograph by Marty Sharpe
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