Ko Whaea Moe tētahi o ngā tino toki, ngā tino kuia o Ngāti Hine, o Ngāpuhi Nui Tonu. He wahine kaha ki te whai i ngā tapuwae o ōna mātua tūpuna, ao te pō, pō te ao. Ko te māmā o whaea Moe tētahi o ngā nāhi tuatahi o Aotearoa. Heoi anō āna, he tiaki tangata, ā, ko tino mōhio tōna whānau ki tēnei mea te māuiuitanga. Ahakoa he nāhi rehita tōna māmā, he pūkenga anō ōna mō te mahi rongoā. Ka kōrerohia e whaea Moe mō ngā tikanga o te hui mate i mua rā.
Whaea Moe shares her experiences around the many illnesses that affected her people of Ngāti Hine, she goes on to explain how people were remembered in their regions by the different illnesses that affected their families.