Hinenuitepo - Goddess of the Night ///    There is only one female god in Maori Legend. She is the daughter of Tane Mahuta, god of the Forest and Birds, and Hineahuone, woman made from earth.    Today She is known as Hinenuitepo but she began life as Hinetitama, the Dawn Maiden.

Hinenuitepo - Goddess of the Night /// There is only one female god in Maori Legend. She is the daughter of Tane Mahuta, god of the Forest and Birds, and Hineahuone, woman made from earth. Today She is known as Hinenuitepo but she began life as Hinetitama, the Dawn Maiden.

The book ranges over the most widely recognised myth and supernatural stories from the ancient Maori world including the Creation cycle, legends of Maui, the moon, pounamu, kumara, fertility, denizens of the sea and sky, restless mountains, giants, ogresses, fairies, tribal gods, tohunga, taniwha and even magic itself.  See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

The book ranges over the most widely recognised myth and supernatural stories from the ancient Maori world including the Creation cycle, legends of Maui, the moon, pounamu, kumara, fertility, denizens of the sea and sky, restless mountains, giants, ogresses, fairies, tribal gods, tohunga, taniwha and even magic itself. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

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