Ko tēnei he taonga whakaara i ngā tangata. He taonga hanga mai i te rākau, ā, ko te nuinga o ēnei momo taonga whakatangitangi he roa rawa, he nui rawa hoki. No te whānau a Tūmatakōkiri.
This instrument was a trumpet-like instrument mainly used to alert people. It is made of wood and, compared with other instruments, is very long and large. Tūmatakōkiri is the guardian of this instrument.