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Atua Māori / Māori Gods*

Here are the kupu in this group.
Click on the name of a word to learn more about it.


KupuBrief description
TāwhirimāteaAtua of the wind and storms
Tāne MahutaAtua of the forest and all that dwell therein, especially the birds
PapatūānukuEarth mother
RanginuiSky father
TangaroaAtua of the sea, rivers, lakes and all that live within them
TūmatauengaAtua of war
RongoAtua of peace
RūaumokoAtua of earthquakes and volcanoes
Rongo mā TāneAtua of kumara and all cultivated foods
Haumia-tiketikeAtua of wild food
WhiroAtua of darkness

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