A servant of Māui. He laughed at Hina, the Moon, Māui’s wife (or sister), and in annoyance she folded up her limbs, and makes alternate light and darkness.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 252.
- White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, pp. 2:87, 90.