Kōrero: Ngā karakia a te Māori

'Te wehenga o Rangi rāua ko Papa'

He whakaahua tenei o te wehenga o Rangi rāua ko Papa nā Cliff Whiting o Te Whānau-ā-Apanui i tā. Kei konei ko Tangaroa (mauī), te atua o te moana; ko Haumie, atua o te aruhe; ko Rongo, atua o te whakatō me te hauhake; ko Tūmatauenga, atua o te riri tangata; ko Tāne, atua o te wao; ko Tāwhirimātea, atua o ngā hau. Ka noho ēnei atua hei tamariki mā Ranginui rāua ko Papatūānuku. Nā Tāne i whakawehea Rangi rāua ko Papa.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Ngā karakia a te Māori - Ngā atua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/30771/te-wehenga-o-rangi-raua-ko-papa (accessed 24 September 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011