The kite of Tāwhaki, on whose string he climbed to heaven. It was made of the bark of aute (the paper mulberry).
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 34.
- White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 1:129.