Pacific Islands - Son of Tangaro and Faumea. Husband of Hina-a-rauriki. His wife was carried off by the demon octopus, Rogo-tumu-here. Turi-afaunea and his brother and father set out to rescue her but his brother, Tunui- ka-rere, was lost in the sky. The other two hauled the monster up from the depths on a hook baited with sacred feathers, and cut off all his tentacles and his head, releasing Hinaa- rauriki. Sometimes called Turi-a-faumea.

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