Niwareka

Pacific Islands - A fairy princess. Daughter of Uetonga. Wife of Mataora. She married the mortal prince Mataora but left him and returned to her home in Rarohenga when he abused her. He husband came to find her and they were reconciled. As they left the realm of the fairies, Tiwaiwaka, the guardian of the entrance, closed the gate behind them so that no mortals could ever go there again. Occasionally called Niwareka, Nuvarahu, Nuvarahu or Ni'wareka.

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