The name of the mortal whose body was used as bait on Māui's fishhook when he pulled up the lands from the depths of the ocean.

In Tuamotuan legends he is called Hake.



  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 8.
  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 2:91.