Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand

AO-TAKAWE

Maori Cloud God

Also known as Aotakawe

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

God of Rushing Wispy Clouds

One of the Ao, the cloud children of Tawhirimatea.

He’s the scurrying one. We’re not sure where he’s scurrying to, but he seems in a great hurry.

Ao-Takawe Facts and Figures

Name: Ao-Takawe
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aotakawe

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: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 115

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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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