One of the canoes in which the ancestors of the Māori people came from Hawaiki to New Zealand. This arrived next after the Motumotuahi. Mawakeroa was the chief. Her crew landed at Kanpokonui (Waimate, Taranaki).
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 22.