Story: Whakapapa – genealogy

Tangaroa – Cook Islands (1st of 3)

Tangaroa – Cook Islands

This coin from the Cook Islands shows a carving of Tangaroa, god of the sea.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Whakapapa – genealogy - Whakapapa with links to Polynesia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30904/tangaroa-cook-islands (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jul 2015