OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas

TAWHIRI

Picture of TAWHIRI from our Oceanic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Oceanic Storm God

Also known as TAWHIRI-MA-TEA, TAWHIRIMATEA

Wind and Storm God

Son of RANGI and PAPA.

He has thirteen cloud children, all born to confound and confuse weather forecasters. They’re known collectively as the AO. We only have details for ten of them, so we think the others may have been blown away.

TAWHIRI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : TAWHIRI
Area or people : Maori, Polynesia
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Storms
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : TAWHIRI-MA-TEA, TAWHIRIMATEA
Popularity index : 2717

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Article last updated on 27 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. "TAWHIRI: God of Storms from Oceanic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Jan. 2014. Web. 30 July 2014.

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