This whakapapa (genealogical chart) lists the descendants of Tāne (god of the forest) and Hine-tū-pari-maunga (goddess of the mountains and cliffs). There were close relationships between stone, water and soil. The value of stone to humans is also shown with the inclusion of Rātā, the first person to use an adze to cut down a tree.
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Source: Te ao turoa: education kit. Auckland: Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001, p. 15.