The tutelary goddess of the torea, kuaka, tara, and all seabirds which fly in flocks. She is a daughter of Kikiwai, the grandson of Tiki.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 113.
- White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, 1:Appendix.