Long ago in Hawaiki Picture

Ive always had a hankering to do an Opie Ortiz styled sun mixing in Maori mythology, this is what i've come up with.

In Maori mythology Māui slows the sun by beating him with a patu made from his ancestors jaw bone.
This was so the people could grow crops and get work done during the day.

Māui went on to haul up the North Island of New Zealand (which resembles a sting ray) discovered the secret of fire, and finds his father "Makeatutara" the lord of the under world (making Māui a demi god much like Hercules)

Its interesting to find how much of Maori , Hawaiin and other polynesian myth and legend is similar.
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