The Silence Is Over: Taonga Pùoro

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The Silence is Over: Taonga Pùoro is a half hour documentary, which was produced for TVNZ’s “Artsville” with funding from NZ On Air and Television New Zealand.

The traditional Maori instruments Taonga Pùoro were smashed/buried/burned at the time of the missionaries and have been returned through the efforts of Hirini Melbourne, Richard Nunns, Brian Flintoff and newcomer Horomona Horo.