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Kiki Pounamu Whanau O Tangaroa Taonga Puoro Wanaga + Sound Immersion

Sun Mar 24th, 2024

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Kiki Pounamu presents Whanau o Tangaroa ~ Taonga Pūoro Wānanga + Sound Immersion

Hosted by Kiki Pounamu

Date and time
Sun 24th Mar 2024, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm NZDT

Cacao Ambassador ~ Cacao Embassy
169 Ferry Road, Waltham, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

~Nau Mai Haere Mai ki a koutou katoa~

Would you like to learn more about Taonga Pūoro?

Join us on the first of a series of talks on Taonga Pūoro from Waitaha*** Pūoro collective Kiki Pounamu, where you will experience stories of Pūoro & then be immersed in an oro hekenga, an aural watery voyage of sounds.

First up is a deep dive into Te Whanau o Tangaroa and Hine Moana, Nga Atua ~ Elementals of the Waters & their soundchildren, hear their voices, ngā waimahara, purakau ~ stories of their origins, their uses and how they are made into sound instruments such as the angaanga shell instruments ~ Putatara, Pupakapaka conch shell trumpets, hoputea, pupu, ngata whakaruu ~ cross blown shell flutes, also Porutu Toroa albatross bone long flutes and many others both sonorous and gently flowing vessels from the maraeroa of Tangaroa Matua and Hine Moana ~~~

* Hosted by: Rua Pick, Gabriel Atawhai Calcott, Michelle Tuarāhonu Croft

* Limited to 12 spaces (book in early to secure your spot)

* 2 X Koha tickets available

* Each participant will also receive a Hoputea, pupu pūoro on a string to take home.

* Cacao Tokorangi will be provided by the Cacao Ambassador ~

* What to bring: Yoga Mat & Pillow, water, Journal (we recommend fasting the day of the event if possible)

* When & where: 1-5pm Sunday 24th March @ The Cacao Embassy 169 Ferry Rd, Waltham, Christchurch 8011

Toi tu te marae a Tangaroa, Toi tu te Iwi ~~~ If the marae of Tangaroa (Water) survives so will the people.

Me ka kore he wai ka kore, ka kore he Ao ~~~ If there is no water there will be no Universe

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