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Before there was any light there was only darkness, all was night. Before there was even darkness there was nothing. Of these things it is spoken in our karakia, those that were given down from ancient time that name all the ancestors of Maori People.
But now the savage mood came over Tumatauenga the war guardian, wrath of man. Since Tanemahuta and the other three had left him to withstand Tawhirimatea on his own, he felt a wish to injure Tanemahuta and Tanehokahoka.
The struggle for power began when Io sent Rehua and Ruatau to make preliminary inquires amongst the children of Ranginui and Papatuanuku. The purpose of this was to find somebody who was worthy of obtaining the three baskets of knowledge.
Now rose up Tawhirimatea, the guardian of winds and storms, who all this time had held his breath. Great anger moved him now, and this was the wish of Ranginui. Tawhirimatea, who feared that his kingdom would be overthrown, feared also that the Earth woul