Māori (New Zealand) goddess of justice.
Named after Jean Batten
- New Zealand aviatrix (1909-1982).
Māori tale heroine; swam across Rotorua Lake to her friend.
Māori fire goddess.
Named after Cathrin (Cathleen Beauchamp) Patera - New Zealand writer (1888-1923).
Named after Ngaio Marsh
- New Zealand playwright, novelist (1899-1982).
Māori (New Zealand) mother of a highly culturally significant fiber plant, harakeke (“New Zealand flax”), ancestor and wife of Tāne, father of plants.
Māori fertility goddess.
Māori (New Zealand) goddess of echoes; she gave voice to the first woman Marikoriko.
Maori Moon goddess who controls the tides.
Māori name for planet Venus.
Māori ancestor goddess, great mother.