The seventh Māori heaven, where mortal souls are created. The god Rehua is in charge of Autōia.

It is also the name of a division of the underworld (the fourth downward division of Papa) next below the Reinga. It is ruled by Whiro.



  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, pp. 34, 168.
  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 1:Appendix.