OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

IRA-WARU

Oceanic God

Something of a dogfish

He’s a merman and husband of HINA-IKA. A story goes that he and MAUI were fishing, but IRA-WARU was the far more accomplished fisherman. MAUI grew jealous and transformed him into the first dog.

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

IRA-WARU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : IRA-WARU
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 : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 1712
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Article last updated on 21 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "IRA-WARU: God from Oceanic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 21 Aug. 2014. Web. 29 August 2014.

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