Maori Night-time Goddess
Also known as Hina
Dark night deity
Among the Maori she is a Goddess of Night and Death with several moody aspects.
As Hine-Keha she shines and as Hine-Uri she glummers. She is also Hine-nui-te-po, who is the Underworld Goddess if that is your wish.
Meanwhile versions of her are popular all over Polynesia. For example see her Tahiti version Hina.
Hine Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hina
Area or people: Maori people of Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Night
Area of expertise: Night
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 4910
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Article last revised on April 30, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.