Story: Ranginui – the sky

Tāne separates sky and earth

Tāne separates sky and earth

In this postage stamp, Tāne is separating his parents, Ranginui, the sky father and Papatūānuku, the earth mother.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1994 Maori Myths stamp issue

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ranginui – the sky - Ranginui – the sky father', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/postage-stamp/5168/tane-separates-sky-and-earth (accessed 19 June 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 12 Jun 2006