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 Hau-ngangana and father of Ngana-nui.

Ngana is also mentioned as a solar deity, the second son of Rangi and Papa.1 From him proceeded the sun, the moon, and the stars.2