Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand


Maori Cloud God

Also known as Ao-Nue, Aonui

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

God of Thick Gray Clouds

One of the Ao, the cloud children of Tawhirimatea.

He’s dense and thick — but this does not denote stupidity.

Ao-Nui Facts and Figures

Name: Ao-Nui
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ao-Nue, Aonui
Name means: Dense 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: 1517

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Article last revised on April 30, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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