TAONGA PŪORO
The ancient instruments of Māori 

 

Rattle has been at the forefront of celebrating the use of taonga pūoro in contemporary New Zealand music, from the seminal Te Kū Te Whē (1994) by Hirini Melbourne and Richard Nunns to works across a range of musical settings and styles.


   
   
   TE KU TE WHE
   Melbourne, Nunns

   
IPU 
Gillian Whitehead

   
TE HEKENGA-A-RANGI 
Melbourne, Nunns
 
   
   
   TUHONOHONO 
   Nunns, Bailey, Garden

   
TWO TIDES 
Chris Mason-Battley Group

   
TE WHAIAO 
Melbourne, Nunns
 
   
   
   THE QUEEN'S DIAMOND 
   Dave Lisik

   
ASTRONAUT THEORY 
Dave Lisk, Richard Nunns

   
THIS APPEARING WORLD 
Crispell, Henderson, Nunns
 
   
   
   TE MORE
   Whirimako Black, R. Nunns

   
HIKOI | JOURNEY 
Lisik, Nunns Dyne

   
NGA TAE
Nga Tae
 
   
   
   WHITE LIES 
   John Psathas

   
WHAIA TE MARAMATANGA 
Rob Thorne

   
REDACTION 
Richard Nunns, Mark Lockett