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Create your own taonga pūoro (Māori instrument)

Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020, 10am to 12pm
Cost: Free event. Bookings required for Pūkana tour.
Contact details: bookings@hetohu.nz
Part of the Pūkana series

Book the tamariki in to be inspired by a family-friendly tour of the exhibition ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ at 10am. Then stay for a drop-in session about Māori wind instruments and make your own to take home.

Pūkana whānau tour

Book the tamariki in for a family-friendly school holiday programme celebrating and embracing moments in Māori performance. The day will start with a tour of the exhibition ‘Pūkana: moments in Maori performance’ at 10am. An incredible opportunity to see an exhibition celebrating Māori performance and performers across time and genres.

Create your own Māori wind instrument

Taonga Pūoro practitioner, Sam Palmer, will teach you how to create your own Māori wind instrument for you to decorate, play with and take home. Tamariki of all ages are welcome but must have a supervising adult.

Bookings are required for the tour so email your details to bookings@hetohu.nz.

  • 10.00 to 10.20 for Pūkana whānau tour
  • 10.30 to 12.00 drop in for weaving your own putiputi.

About the presenter

Sam Palmer is a passionate player and maker of taonga pūoro.

Group of people sitting around a table making taonga pūoro.
Creating Taonga Pūoro with Sam Palmer. Image Zoe Roland.