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In Polynesian mythology, Pere is the goddess of the Pacific Ocean. She wanted to travel so her mother (Tahinariki, Haumea or Papa) have her a jar with the ocean in it and a magical yacht. Since there was no ocean, she emptied the jar and sailed across the ocean to wherever she wanted to go.

Her husband was Wahie Roa. Her mother was Tahinariki, Haumea or Papa, and her father was, respectively, ???, Kane Milohai, Rangi.