Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand

HINE-URI

Maori Moon Goddess

Also known as Hina-Uri

Picture of the Maori Moon Goddess Hine-Uri from our Maori mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Deep Purple Moon Goddess

She is the Indigo Lady — or the Moon in her dark phase about to be re-born.

She is Hine in dark moody mode as opposed to Hine-Keha, the Full Moon Goddess. All this mooning around seems a bit depressing.

Hine-Uri Facts and Figures

Name: Hine-Uri
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hina-Uri

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Maori people of Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 116

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

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