One of the women sent by Tinirau for the capture of the magician Kae. She was a sister of Māui and of Rupe, probably another name of Hina. Some of the other women were her sister Rau-kata-uri, Rua-hau-a-tangaroa, and Rekareka.
- Grey, Sir George. (1855). Polynesian Mythology. Auckland: Brett, p. 57.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 403.