Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand

MARU

Maori War God

Minor man-eating War God

He comes from the time when it was standard practice to eat people. One for the pot.

He’s also a God of Fresh Water. Great for making people soup.

Maru Facts and Figures

Name: Maru
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 223

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

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