A star or constellation fastened on the breast of Rangi (the sky) by his son Tāne, after the rending apart of Heaven and Earth.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 445.
- Wohlers, J. F. H. (1875). "Mythology and Tradition of the Maori." New Zealand Institute, Transactions 7:3-53, p. 33.