A woman of remarkable beauty, a daughter of Hine-te-rangi-atahua. She married Ruru-teina, and they had a curious adventure with a snake-woman or sorceress, Te Karara-hu-ara (or Ngārara-huarau), before reaching Ruru's home.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 421.
- White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 2:28.
This article incorporates text from Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary (1891) by Edward Tregear, which is in the public domain.