Story: Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women

Hinepūkohurangi

Hinepūkohurangi

Ngāi Tūhoe have a tradition of Hinepūkohurangi, the mist maiden. The people of Tūhoe are known as children of the mist.

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Reference: Hirini Melbourne, Hinepūkohurangi. Wellington: Learning Media Ltd, 1998, pp.5
Artwork by Manu Smith

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How to cite this page:

Rawinia Higgins rāua ko Paul Meredith, 'Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women - Atua and tipua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/31554/hinepukohurangi (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins rāua ko Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017