One of the canoes in which the ancestors of the Māori people came from Hawaiki to New Zealand. The chief of this canoe was Puatautahi. It arrived next after the Tokomaru. Ancestors of Ngarauru and of Ngāti-ruanui came in it.



  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, pp. 21, 255.
  • White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, pp. 2:182-183.