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Watch: Tu’ifonualava Kaivelata - Making & Playing Tongan Fangufangu, Mimiha & Tukipitu

Author: Arpi Dutta, Communications Manager

In celebration of Uike Kātoanga'i 'o e Lea Faka-Tonga / Tongan Language Week (6-12 September), artist and musician Tu‘ifonualava Kaivelata shares his knowledge and practice of tufunga ngaohi fangufangu, mimiha and tukipitu or the material arts of noseflute, panpipes and stamping tube making. 

This event ran as part of Ā Mua: New Lineages of Making, which features projects by more than 20 makers from throughout Aotearoa, to explore and challenge the definition of craft in Aotearoa today.

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