pūkaea (Māori taonga pūoro wooden announcement trumpet)

~ Wind instrument


Up to 2,5 meters long, this wooden trumpet was used for a variety of announcements like war, welcoming people and kumara planting.


from: New Zealand
part of: taonga pūoro (Māori traditional instrument ensemble)
related instruments: alphorn
type of: natural brass instruments
information page: http://www.tahaa.co.nz/taonga-puoro-mainmenu-30/pukaea-mainmenu-44.html [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_Nunns_98.jpg [info]