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Who is Hinetitama?

Last Updated: 12th August, 2021

Hinetitama is dawn, the first true human. She was the daughter of Tane and Hine-ahu-one who bound earthly night to earthly day. She became Hine-nui-te-po, the Goddess of Death, after discovering that Tane was not only her husband, but also her father.

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Keeping this in consideration, who is the Maori god of love?

Maori - Gods and Goddesses

Name Title Type
Papatuanuku Primordial earth mother Goddess
Puhaorangi Celestial God. God
Punga God of sharks, lizard, rays and all things ugly. God
Ranginui Primordial sky father. God

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Also know, who is Hinenuitepo?

Hine-nui-te-pō, also known as the "Great Woman of Night" is a giant goddess of death and the underworld. Her father is Tāne, the god of peace and beauty. Her mother is a human, Hine-ahu-one was made from earth.

Who is Hineraukatauri?

Hineraukatauri. Hineraukatauri is the goddess of traditional Māori musical instruments. She is also the guardian of all types of flute similar to that of the kōauau/traditional flute.

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