A deity who represents or personifies stones, a descendant of Tāne. The three female children of Rangahua are the personified forms of sandstone, sand, and gravel, viz. Hine-tū-a-hōanga (Sandstone Maid), Hine-one (Sand Maid), and Hine-tū-a-kirikiri (Gravel Maid), although these are also mentioned as the daughters of Tāne by Hine-maunga.1
- Best, Elsdon. (1924). The Maori. Wellington: Harry H. Tombs, p. 99.