OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

HUKERE

Picture of HUKERE from our Oceanic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Oceanic God

Also known as HUKERE-NUI

Guardian of the Dead

He appears to be involved with the cleaning of bones. We’re not sure if that has a sinister angle or if he just brushes them with a feather duster occasionally.

HUKERE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HUKERE
Area or people : Maori
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HUKERE-NUI
Popularity index : 1899
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Article last updated on 29 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "HUKERE: God from Oceanic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 23 August 2014.

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