His name means ‘peace’ – and what symbolizes peace better than a root vegetable?
Agriculture is more or less the opposite of war if you think about it. Instead of trampling over a battlefield trying to kill things, farmers tend their fields to encourage life and growth.
We have it on good authority that RONGO particularly likes a nice plate of tasty kumara, a colorful sweet potato-like vegetable.
Talking of food, one of his brothers is HAUMIATIKETIKE, the God of Wild Food. They probably go well together. So if you need a lovely bunch of coconuts, call on him and you can’t go rong.
Rongo Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Rongo-ma-Tane, Rongomatane
Area or people: Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 18849
Article last updated on 30 November 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.