Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand


Maori Fish God

God of Sea Creatures

Son or something of Rangi and Papa.

He is a monster God always in the swim, surfacing and spouting like a whale and spoiling trips to the seaside.

Paikea Facts and Figures

Name: Paikea
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Fish
Area of expertise: Fish

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1436

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

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