- Maori (culture)
- Troublesome (behaviour)
- Fairies and Nymphs (common type)
A spirit from New Zealand collectively known as Atua. The Tarakiki inflicts swelling in ankles and toes. Other spirits from Maori myth include Korokiorwek, Mokotiti and Titihal.
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