Taonga pūoro workshop — Make your own Māori wind instrument

Date: Friday 24th January, 10.00 – 10.20 Pūkana whanau tour; 10.30 – 12.00 Taonga Pūoro workshop

Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon

Cost: Free event. Booking required

Contact: bookings@hetohu.nz

This event is fully booked.

Book the tamariki in for a family-friendly workshop 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.

Performer, composer and curator Ariana Tikao will then demonstrate Māori wind instruments and make them sing, while Sam Palmer teaches you how to create your own Māori wind instrument for you to decorate, play with and take home.

The duration of the tour is 20 minutes and all ages are welcome with a supervising adult.

Spaces are limited is so email your details to bookings@hetohu.nz.

We can’t wait to see you there!

About the performers

Ariana Tikao is a performer and composer of music in te reo and English. She is an experienced player of taonga pūoro - Māori wind instruments.

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

Ariana Performing Taonga Pūoro
Ariana performing.