OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

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 : 1693
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Article last updated on 22 August 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: Oceanic Hero God." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Aug. 2014. Web. 17 September 2014.

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