Te Koputu a te whanga a Toi is delighted to have Pacific Curls with them on 24th July 2013.

They will be presenting an exciting and interactive experience for children aged 5-12 years old.

Several performances are planned to take place throughout the day, each lasting for about 30 minutes.  The sessions are filled with music, dance and stories.

Pacific Curls are an exciting Pacific women’s duo who have toured Europe, Canada,  Australia, South Korea and other places.  They teach a range of instruments from taonga puoro such as nguru, koauau, putorino and ukulele as well as traditional dance and song.

Hei te rua tekau ma wha o tenei marama ka whakaturia tetahi kaupapa ki te Te Koputu te whare taonga o Whakatane, i raro i nga whakahaere a tenei roopu e kiia nei ko Pacific Curls.  Ko te kaupapa kua waihangatia e te roopu nei ko etahi kaupapa hei whakakii i nga kete a te hunga tamariki i waenga i nga tau o te rima ki te tekau ma rua tau te pakeke.  He maha nga whakaaturanga ka tu mo te ra katoa.  Ia whakaaturanga ka tu mo te toru tekau meneti.  He roopu a Pacific Curls, ka whakawhiti atu ki nga whenua pera i a Uropi, Kanata, Ahitereria, South Korea me etahi atu whenua.  Ko te whakawhanui i te hunga tamariki ki nga taonga puoro Maore te whainga matua.