New Zealand - A pigeon. This bird is said to have helped Maui when he fished up the islands from the bottom of the ocean. Also commonly identified as Rupe.
Pacific Islands - Brother of Ina and Tangi-kuku. Father of Tuhuruhuru by Hina-keha or Hina-uri, some say. Just as Hercules cleansed the Augean stables, Rupe cleaned the courtyard of Rehua which was filled with debris. In some lore, occasionally called Rupe.

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