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Story of a Tohunga (New Zealand wisdom keeper )

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Dr Rangimarie Turuki (Rose) Pere is an extraordinary Maori spiritual healer and wisdom keeper. She has been strongly influenced by teachings that go back over 12,000 years to ancient Hawaiiki. Dr Pere is highly accomplished in both the academic world and the world of native traditions. Rangimarie Turuki Pere comes from a long line of Tuhungas and she is the first one to come out into the public arena to share - all the others before her remained very private. Dr Pere has a Doctorate in Literature at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She is the author of "Te Wheke A Celebration of Infinite Wisdom" Te Wheke is the octopus, a symbol from ancient Hawaiiki, that illustrates the interdependence of all things across the universe.