After Rangi and Papa were separated, Rangi is said to have cohabited with Pō. Their first-born child was Te Mako-i-rangi, whose descendants are the patupaiarehe, the fairies or gnomes of Māori legends.
- Gudgeon, W. E. (1905). "Maori Religion." Journal of the Polynesian Society 14:107-130, p. 116.