A chieftainess of Hawaiki, mentioned in the legend of Turi and Ue-nuku. Turi wishing for revenge on Ue-nuku, the high priest, sent the heart of Hawe-pōtiki (the son of Ue-nuku) to the boy's father as food, hiding it in the offering furnished by Hotukura.



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  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 86.

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