A famous beauty, the daughter of Paka, who was the son of Hotu-nui, a chief of the Tainui canoe. Te Kāhu-rere-moa married Takakōpiri and bore him a daughter, Tūpara-haki, from whom sprang the Ngāti-paoa tribe.



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