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Ariana Tikao and Alistair Fraser to perform 'Tatai Whetu' with Stroma

 A major collaboration between leading chamber ensemble STROMA and two of Aotearoa's top performers of taonga puoro, Ariana Tikao and Alistair Fraser will take place at Hannah Playhouse this week.

 Tātai Whetū (meaning "the constellations") features a number of taonga puoro, including Ariana's specially crafted pahu pounamu - a pounamu 'gong',  fusing Māori and Western musical instruments to tell the stories behind the constellations.

Tatai Whetu, Stroma, Hannah Playhouse, Wellington, June 28.


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