Welcome to the Northland TM centre

This is the official website for TM in the Northland area. Transcendental Meditation is taught within Northland and surrounding areas by certified, qualified teachers.

Transcendental Meditation was brought to the world by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi 50 years ago and has been learned by five million people.

Contact your local centre

This is the first step in learning Transcendental Meditation. Your local teacher Guy will explain how learning this technique may benefit you personally, how it differs from other practices and the structure of the course itself. There will also be ample opportunity to have your questions answered. To book a talk or simply have a chat, either Email Us, or call (09) 437 2012. Introductory talks are free of charge and by attending, you are under no obligation to learn.

TM Centre
Contact Details

Telephone: (09) 437 2012
Mobile: (064) 22 636 7760
Location: 56 Stoney Knowe,
RD 4 Hikurangi, New Zealand 0184

By Appointment

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For more information call one of our teachers directly at (09) 437 2012 or complete the enquiry form below.

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Meet the teachers

Guy and Angela

Guy and Angela Hatchard run the Northland TM centre. Both long-term TM teachers who are passionate about the benefits that the technique has not only for the individual but for creating peaceful communities.


"Perhaps its greatest benefit is that it's relatively quick to learn and easy to master. No waiting weeks or months of practice before you see results: TM cuts right to the chase, taking only days – or for some, minutes – before one feels reprieve from their painful and overwhelming thoughts."

"TM is the only meditation shown to lower blood pressure."

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Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure

Summary of Policy Statement Issued by the American Heart Association

A new report from the American Heart Association published on 22 April 2013 concluded that the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique lowers blood pressure and recommends that the TM technique may be considered in clinical practice for the prevention and treatment of hypertension.

The purpose of the report, entitled "Beyond Medications and Diet Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association," is to inform physicians which alternative approaches to lowering blood pressure (BP) have been shown by research to be effective.

After considering meta-analyses and the latest clinical trials on different types of meditation, the report stated that while the Transcendental Meditation technique is recommended to lower BP, there is not enough scientific evidence to recommend other meditation or relaxation techniques.

The AHA's recent scientific statement reports:
"Because of many negative studies or mixed results and a paucity of available trials, all other meditation techniques (including MBSR) received a ‘Class III, no benefit, Level of Evidence C' recommendation. Thus, other meditation techniques are not recommended in clinical practice to lower BP at this time."

"This is an important breakthrough in the evolution of medical practice, since it is the first time that the Transcendental Meditation technique has been recognised and recommended for consideration by a national medical organisation that provides professional practice guidelines to physicians, health care payers, and policymakers," said Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, director of the Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention who has been the principal investigator for several research studies on the Transcendental Meditation technique and cardiovascular disease. "This type of guideline statement has been what health insurance companies have been requesting for many years."