Kei ngā whakapapa te nui o ngā mātauranga a te Māori. He whakapapa tēnei mō ngā tipu me ngā rākau. Ko Ranginui rāua ko Papatūānuku ngā mātua o Tāne, ā, koia te atua o te ngahere. Ka moe a Tāne i āna wāhine kia puta ngā tipu me ngā rākau
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Elsdon Best, Maori religion and mythology. Vol. 2. Wellington: Dominion Museum, 1976, pp. 271-272
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