Taranga is the mother of Māui, a great cultural hero in the Māori creation narrative. Here Reina Kahukiwa recounts the birth of Māui seen through the eyes of Taranga.
Inā te ātaahua o tēnei pukapuka. Recommending this reo rua book by Reina Kahukiwa and illustrated by Robyn Kahukiwa. Taranga's story of birthing Māui tikitiki a Taranga, from her perspective is powerful and empowering.