Rangi and Papa
Updated: 6/2/2020
Rangi and Papa

Storyboard Text

  • Rangi and Papa were both atua who loved each other very much. Rangi was the Sky Father while Rangi was the Earth Mother. They both lived in darkness together.
  • Rangi and Papa had many children, which were all sons. There was Tūmatauenga, Tāne Rongo, Tangaroa, Haumia-tiketike and Rūaumoko. They were all atua.
  • The sons got fed up living in darkness and tried to push Rangi and Papa apart.
  • Light flooded through when the sons managed to pushed Rangi and Papa apart.
  • Papa became the earth while Rangi became the sky.
  • The sons became the Atua of the forests, seas and mountains.