Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand


Maori Volcano God

God of Volcanoes and Heat

Youngest son of Earth Goddess Papa, he never had a chance to climb the Godly Ladder — he was never even born. He likes to stay in her womb, but even moving around causes volcanoes and earthquakes.

GodNote: Sorry this Ruaumoko article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Updates coming soon.

Ruaumoko Facts and Figures

Name: Ruaumoko
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: Volcanoes
Area of expertise: Volcano, Volcanoes

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1914

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

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