Pacific Islands - A Fijian hero. Ruru managed to escape the clutches of Ngarara when he landed on her island in search of water, helped by the two servants Kiore Ta and Kiore Ti. He and his brothers built a hut on the shore and put inside it a model of Ruru. When Ngarara arrived and seized the statue, they set fire to the hut. Ngarara escaped with the loss of her tail. Occasionally referred to as Ruru.

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