In this 2011 episode of Waka huia, Te Ahukaramu Charles Royal discusses the origins of the whare tapere. Hineteiwaiwa had a difficult birth. Her husband, Tinirau, called upon a tohunga to assist. The tohunga returned home riding Tinirau's pet whale, Tutunui, which Kae then killed and ate. A group of women went to capture Kae. They performed haka and waiata to make him laugh, and when they succeeded, they were able to capture him.
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