The multitude of the Tahu (rites and incantations of offerings and propitiations) are the second family of Rangi by Poko-harua-te-pō. These are Ka-tu (stood up), Werohia (the piercing), Whakairia (hung up), Tao-kai-maiki (cooked food and departed), Tao-iti-a-pae-kohu (cooked on the misty hilltop), Tahua-tu (sacred rites performed), Tahua-roa (long sacred rites), Karanga-a-tuhea (call in the scrub), Ika-rimu (fish of the sea weed), Whakatu-koroua (set the aged up), Tahu-ka-kokiri (sacred rites performed and power resulting), and Kopu-nui (large stomach).
- White, John. (1887). Ancient History of the Maori. 6 vols. Wellington: G. Didsbury, Government Printer, p. 1:29.
This article incorporates text from Ancient History of the Maori (1887) by John White, which is in the public domain.