Taka Hasimoto - Shiatsu TherapistTaka has 15 years healing experience in Japan and New Zealand. Originally from Tokyo, Taka moved to Queenstown in November 2012 before moving to Warkworth in 2016.

Taka graduated in Japan after studying authentic Shiatsu massage, Taiwanese reflexology and acupuncture in 2002. Taka travelled to China, Thailand and India to assimilate other oriental healing techniques and after 10 years working in Tokyo, Taka moved to New Zealand as he was fascinated with nature. After living in Queenstown for 3½ years, Taka moved to Warkworth in 2016 where he lives with his young family. His mission is to show how beneficial Shiatsu massage is.

Taka is a registered member of the Shiatsu Practitioners’ Association of Aotearoa (SPAA (NZ) Ltd).

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Lavender House
27 Lilburn Street

Phone: 09 422 5522

Email: contact@warkworthacupuncture.nz

Clinic hours:
9am-5pm Monday-Friday
Early and late appointments available for acupuncture Tuesdays and Thursdays.


"Maintaining order rather than correcting disorder is the ultimate principle of wisdom. To cure disease after it has appeared is like digging a well when one feels thirsty or forging weapons after the war has already begun."
– Nei Jing

"Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live."
– Jim Rohn

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