Story: Māori musical instruments – taonga puoro

Playing the rōria

In this 1996 episode of the Māori youth television programme  Mai time, Rangi Skipper (of Te Āti Awa) plays the rōria, a simple instrument that uses the resonance of the mouth.

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Brian Flintoff, 'Māori musical instruments – taonga puoro - Māori musical concepts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/42156/playing-the-roria (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Brian Flintoff, published 22 Oct 2014