"Leap in the heaven." A wife of Paikea, and by him the mother of Pou-heni ("staff of the warrior"). She was the daughter of Whiro-nui and Arai-ara, who came in the Nukutere canoe.



  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 98.
  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 3:41.