Matariki - the face of god\goddess. In some Maori traditions the star cluster of Pleides is called Matariki, the seven sisters.
The Polynesian goddess of night, darkness and death; queen of the underworld. She is called 'Great Lady of the Night'. Hine-nui-te-Po is the daughter of Tane and Hina. When she learned that Tane, who took her as his wife, was also her father, she fled to the underworld where she rules ever since.
Te Pito o Watea - "The Creation of First Light"
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KUPU: Venus, the lone star - Maori Oracle Cards -- NIU, He Tangata Matauhi: Voices of the Ancestors.