OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

 


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NGARU

Oceanic Hero God

Inventor of the surfboard

Grandson of MOKO, he challenged TUMUITEARETOKA, the King of Sharks, to catch him on his new board of wave-riding. The frustrated fish couldn’t even get close.

Being very black and hairless NGARU used lime as a skin lotion, and TANGAROA made him some nice wavy locks of hair. A real surfer dude.

NGARU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NGARU
Area or people : Polynesia
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Heroics
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 1756

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Article last updated on 22 August 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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