Mango-roa-i-Ata

New Zealand - The Milky Way, in the lore of the Maori. It is said that this 'long shark' was caught by Maui when he was fishing and he tossed it up into the sky where it became the Milky Way. Occasionally referred to as Mango-roa-i-Ata, Polynesian Mangaroa or Polynesian Mangaroa.

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