Dr Rangimarie Rose Pere

  1. So you are talking about enlightenment. I heard a teacher say – “But you Maori boys here here have to learn Pakeha skills at school. That is why you have come to school”. And I said to him on the quiet – “What arrogance. Enlightenment belongs to humanity. Pakeha do no have the monopoly over enlightenment.
  2. Be yourself, be true to yourself. Celebrate yourself.
  3. I would find it incredibly boring if only Māori people existed.