Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

Rūaumoko

Rūaumoko

Rūaumoko is the Māori god of earthquakes and volcanoes. He is depicted in this carving near the entrance to the ‘Awesome Forces’ exhibit at Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand’s national museum in Wellington.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: CT.012206_13

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - Earthquakes in Māori tradition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4372/ruaumoko (accessed 18 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017