Parata (disambiguation)

  1. Parata
    A tāniwha, or water-monster, lying in mid-ocean, supposed to cause the tides by swallowing or emitting the sea.
    In: Māori mythology
  2. Parata
    A chief of Hawaiki, skillful at canoe-building. Together with Rata, Wahieroa, Ngahue, and others, he built the Arawa.
    In: Māori mythology

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