One of the canoes in which the ancestors of the Māori people came from Hawaiki to New Zealand. In this canoe was brought a god named Arahura. The chiefs who came were Pekitetahua, Rongokahe, Rangitatau, Hineraho, etc.



  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 20.
  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 2:179.

This article incorporates text from Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary (1891) by Edward Tregear, which is in the public domain.