On a mission to discover how fire is made, Maui visits his Aunty Mahuika. Each time he is given a flame he tells her he has lost it, until he eventually has lost all but one of her flames. In a rage she flings her last flame into a Kaikomako tree. Maui takes a piece of hard Mahoe wood and rubs it against a branch of the tree, bringing fire for eternity to his people. Paperback.