"Ripple on earth." The younger sister of Puku. She was the wife of Hema and by him the mother of Tāwhaki, Karihi, and Pūpū-mai-nono. She remained with her children for some time.



  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 130.
  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 1:121.