OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

HUKERE

Picture of the Oceanic Dead God HUKERE from our Oceanic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Oceanic Dead 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.

GodNote: Sorry this Hukere article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Stay tuned.

HUKERE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HUKERE
Area or people : Maori
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Dead
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HUKERE-NUI
Popularity index : 1958
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Article last updated on 26 July 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: Oceanic God of the Dead." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 26 Jul. 2014. Web. 18 September 2014.

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