The name of the first mortal man ever slain. He was killed by Rau-riki who was envious of his good look and admiration by women.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 86.
- White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, pp. 1:41-42.