Together with Hineteiwaiwa, Rona is sometimes associated with childbirth. Rona was fetching water with a hue (calabash) when the moon went behind a cloud and she tripped in the dark. She cursed the moon, who then snatched her up. Here Rona holds her hue, and also a tree that she desperately tried to hold on to. Rona can still be seen on the face of the moon, holding her hue and a tree.
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Artwork by Warren Pohatu, 1999
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