Story: Te Ao Mārama – the natural world

Deities and their domains (2nd of 2)

The children of Ranginui (the sky father) and Papatūānuku (the earth mother) are sometimes referred to as departmental gods. Each child ruled a different domain.

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Source: Te Ahukaramu Charles Royal

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Te Ao Mārama – the natural world - An interconnected world', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2021)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007