Tamanui-ki-te-rangi, the grandfather of Māui, rescues his mokopuna (grandchild) from the sea. As Māui's kaumātua it fell to Tamanui to raise Māui and teach him his whakapapa (genealogy) and tribal traditions. Traditionally, it was common for kaumātua to whāngai (foster) their mokopuna.
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