"Double work." The name of a messenger sent by Ue-nuku to consult the oracles. He found Pawa the priest roasting a fish (a barracouta). Pawa held the fish up to Mahi-rua, and he fell dead, but the priest afterwards brought him to life again.



  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 3:7.