Radio NZ Interview (edited) (19 October 2008)

Radio New Zealand’s Te Ahi Kaa Program interviews Ngāti Kuri’s Dr Merimeri Penfold, the 2008 recipient of the Ngoi Kumeroa Pewhairangi award. Merimeri reflects on career milestones and reveals the challenges she and others faced in the creation of Waipapa Marae at the University of Auckland campus, in the 1970’s which eventually opened on the 18th February 1988.