Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand

AO-KANAPANAPA

Maori Cloud God

Also known as Aokanapanapa

Picture of the Maori Cloud God Ao-Kanapanapa from our Maori mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Burning Sunset Clouds

One of the Ao, the cloud children of Tawhirimatea.

He’s the one that glows red. Very suitable for sunsets.

Ao-Kanapanapa Facts and Figures

Name: Ao-Kanapanapa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aokanapanapa
Name means: Red glowing clouds

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Maori people of Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Clouds
Area of expertise: Clouds

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 195

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Article last revised on April 30, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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