OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

NGARU

Oceanic Hero God

Inventor of the Surfboard

Grandson of MOKO, he defied TUMUITEARETOKA the King of Sharks to catch him on his new board of wave riding. He couldn’t.

Being very black and hairless he used lime as a skin lotion, and TANGAROA made him some nice wavy locks of hair.

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 : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 1624

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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. "NGARU: Hero God from Oceanic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 25 July 2014.

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