Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand


Maori Rainbow God ๐ŸŒˆ

God of Rainbows

He fell in love with a mist maiden but she left him and was sorely mist. Uenuku searched all over but couldnโ€™t find her, so the Gods turned him into a rainbow.

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

Uenuku Facts and Figures

Name: Uenuku
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

Role: ๐ŸŒˆ
In charge of: Rainbows
Area of expertise: Rainbows

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 4186

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

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