- Maori (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Forest Dweller (attribute)
- Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
From the beliefs of the Native New Zealanders, the Hakuturi is a guardian bird from the forests. Once a woodsman named Rata chopped trees without doing the proper ritual to give respect to nature. As a result Hakuturi had him punished. It used its enchanted powers to erect all the felled trees up again.
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