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Tāne Mahuta

Atua of the forest and all that dwell therein, especially the birds

Ko Tāne Mahuta te atua o te ngahere me ngā oranga o roto.
Tāne Mahuta is the atua of the forest and all life within it.
- this is an example of an equative sentence

Atua means primeval ancestors with influence over particular domains.

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