Rona is renowned for her bad temper. As she gathers materials to prepare a hangi for her family, her path lit by moonlight, she stumbles as a cloud passes over the moon and darkens her way. Her curses at the moon are not unheard; the moon carries her away to forever.
Peter Gossage is a well-known and popular writer and illustrator of children's books. His past publications include Pania of the Reef, Battle of the Mountains, Puhi-huia and Ponga and the enduring Maui series. Peter lives in Auckland.