Paikea is brainy. When she gets told to do something she does it. She is the main character in the movie Whale rider. She is positive, brave and has good skills she is far away from her tribe. The special bit in Paikea is that she was named after her ancestor the Whale rider in the middle of the movie she said she wasn’t scared to die, when she was on the Whale, in the sea. Her uncle Rawiri taught her how to use the Taiaha.