Orokonui Ecosanctuary presents workshops in kōauau (flute) making and manu aute (traditional kite making). Also catch the local Waitati School Kapa Haka group. See the website for full details.
Kōauau Workshop (flute making)
Saturday 23 June, 1:30pm.
Let your creative juices flow by making your own flute and making you own music. Create a traditional Kōauau (flute) with kaiako/teacher Alex Whitaker. Maximum 10 people per workshop.
Manu Aute Workshop (traditional kite making)
Saturday 23 June, 10:30am to 1pm.
From fun, through flourish to flight. Learn to make traditional Māori kites using natural resources - raupo, karari, and toitoi with kaiako Lucy Smith.
Orokonui Kapa Haka in the Atrium
Saturday 23 June, 12:30pm
Waitati school children will perform waiata, poi and haka. Enjoy the sound of young voices soaring amidst the beauty of nature.
For more information contact:
Orokonui Ecosanctuary Reception.
Phone: (03) 482 1755.