A warrior belonging to the party of Ngātoro-i-rangi in the attack on Manaia at Hawaiki. He distinguished himself by giving notice of the approach of the enemy, and killed the first of the enemy in the battle of Tarai-whenua-kura.



  • Grey, Sir George. (1855). Polynesian Mythology. Auckland: Brett, p. 109.
  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 394.