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Tane Mahuta successfully separated his parents, Ranginui (Sky father) & Papatuanuku (Earth mother)
After the separation they slowly created a beautiful and dazzling world but there was no one to enjoy it.
The gods agreed to create the women so Tane Mahuta took some dirt from Papatuanuku and shaped a women who would eventually have children.
The impressed Tawhirimatea whispered "Take my breath and give her life." Tane Mahuta Bent down and pressed his nose against the women. He breathed deeply then...
Her chest started moving then she sneezed. "Tihei!" The gods were ecstatic. The first woman was made.
Today the hongi is a traditional greetings used by Maori people. Usually you must breathe in deeply like Tane Mahuta did. It is called the breath of life.
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