A carved koauau that can still be played. According to Maori belief it is said that the universe was sung into existence and that it belongs to the realm of Tawhirimatea, the deity or atua of winds and storms.
|Collection Country||New Zealand|
|Production country||New Zealand|
|Collection class||Musical instruments|
|Collection area/region||Australia and New Zealand|
|Production year high||1860|
|Function name||musical instrument|