Astronomy

Sun

Akotearoa - It is 6.7 billion years old, and it began as a main sequence star (F8). However, it is now going off the main sequence and is a yellow-orange subgiant (G2 IV).

Planets

Kopu (“Venus”) - Destoyed when Akotearoa went off the main sequence.

Kahawaiti - The original planet of the Kaiteri.

Araparoha and Tehikamaui

Natawhero (“Mars”)
Kopunui (“Jupiter”)
Parearau (“Saturn”)

Stars

Nahutonga (“Southern Cross”)
Te Patiki (“Coal Sack”)
Natariki (“Pleiades”)
Natakaheru (“Hyades”)
Patari-rangi (“Large Magellanic Cloud”)
Tautoru (“Orion’s Belt”)
Rerehu/ Rehua (“Antares”) - The Kaiteri call it Rerehu and the Ta'anata Rehua
Narereotonga (“Achernar”)
Otamara (“Formalhaut”)
Whanui (“Rigel”)

Ikanui-rangi (“Big Fish in the Sky”)
Ngutu (“Beak”)
Pakikau (“Fin”)
Anga Paua (Shell Paua- stars with different colors)

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*Date of discovery.