Rona was the daughter of the sea god Tangaroa
. One night she was carrying
a bucket with water back home to her children, when the path became dark.
The moon slipped behind the clouds making it impossible to see anything.
As Rona was walking, she hurt her foot.
She said some bad things to the Moon. The Moon grabbed Rona and her water bucket. Many people think they can see the shape of a woman with a bucket on the face of the Moon. Also, many people think that when Rona upsets her bucket, it rains.
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