A daughter of Tū-huruhuru and Apakura, grand-daughter of Tinirau and Hina, and sister to Tū-whakararo, Whakatau-pōtiki, etc. Her marriage with Poporakewa, the chief of the Ati-Hapai, brought about (indirectly) the death of her brother Tū-whakararo, and the burning of the temple Te Uru-o-Manono.



  • Grey, Sir George. (1855). Polynesian Mythology. Auckland: Brett, pp. 61 ff.
  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 196.

This article incorporates text from Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary (1891) by Edward Tregear, which is in the public domain.