Wahieroa

Pacific Islands - Son of Tawhaki, some say. Brother of Matuku and Tahiti Tokerau. Husband of Pere. Father of Rata, some say. He was killed and eaten by the giant cannibal Matuku. His son, born posthumously, avenged his father's death, killing Matuku by throwing hot coals into his mouth. At times, referred to as Wahieroa, Wahie Roa or Wahie Roa.

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