The Lightning Maid, the principal (female) personification of lightning, which was sometimes called ahi tupua a Hine-te-uira, "the supernatural fire of the Lightning Maid." She represents sheet lightning. She was a daughter of Tāne and Hine-ahu-one. See also Tama-te-uira.
- Best, Elsdon. (1924). The Maori. Wellington: Harry H. Tombs, pp. 116, 161.