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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.

Tuesday 14 July 2020, 10am to 12pm
Cost: Free event. Bookings required for Pūkana tour.
Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken St, Thorndon, Wellington

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.Date:

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