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Māori Gods*

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

KupuBrief description
TāwhirimāteaGod of the wind and storms
Tāne MahutaGod of the forest and all that dwell therein, especially the birds
PapatūānukuMother Earth
RanginuiFather sky
TangaroaGod of the sea, rivers, lakes and all that live within them
TūmatauengaGod of war
RongoGod of peace
RūaumokoGod of earthquakes and volcanoes
Rongo mā TāneGod of kumara and all cultivated foods
Haumia-tiketikeGuardian spirit of wild food
WhiroGod of darkness