Maori Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of New Zealand

A-Z List of Maori Deity Names

The complete alphabetical list of Maori Gods and Goddess names.

We have 57 individual gods listed in the Maori pantheon of gods and spirits. Many legendary characters have more than one name. If you include nicknames, official titles and honorifics, some gods have hundreds of names! The Godchecker Holy Database currently contains 120 Maori deity names — these are listed below.

This list is frequently updated — we are constantly discovering more names!

This list of names from Maori mythology compiled by the data dwarves at

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