One of the Powers of The Air, Winds. He is a descendant of Te Mangu and Mahorahora-nui-a-Rangi through Toko-mua, the elder prop of heaven. He is the son of Ngana-roa and father of Ngana-mawaki.



  • Shortland, Edward. (1882). Maori Religion and Mythology. London: Longmans Green, p. 13.

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