Born at Ōpūtao, Ruatāhuna, Rangimārie Pere lived with her maternal grandparents for her first seven years on ancestral land at Ōhiwa, near Whakatāne.
Here Pere explains her understanding of the term Maioha and reminisces about her early upbringing.
Interviewer: Puhi Rangiaho
Interviewee: Rangimārie Rose Pere
Whakamahia ai mātou ngā pihikete ki te rapu māramatanga ki te āhua o tō whakamahi i tēnei paetukutuku, ki te whakapai hoki i tō whai wāhi mai. Ki te rapu kōrero anō pānuitia te kaupapahere tūmataiti.