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In Tahiti and Mo'orea some also were called Taputapuatea after the original marae at Opoa (Henry 1928:129-30).
This means that the ideas of strong chiefs, as the ones at Opoa in Raiatea, are the ideas that were spread and preferred in the late prehistoric phase indicated above.
The cult was organized around 'Oro, born to the creator god Ta'aroa and Hina-tuuta at 'Opoa
, the ritual centre in the Leeward Islands (Henry 1928:120).