- Maori (culture)
- Giant (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A Giant from the legends of the tribal people of New Zealand. Kiharoa was twice the size of a normal man. He was a great warrior and undefeated champion in battle. Many believed that he was invincible. Before a great battle, Kiharoa while travelling to war, slipped on some fruit and knocked his head. He suffered severe damage to his skull and died.
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