Purerehua - Rangorango

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A traditional Māori instrument hand carved from wood - these are beautiful and visually fascinating display piece.

This is a fully functioning instrument which traditionally was used to communicate over long distance. Swung around the head the blade produces a deep buzzing sound which can be altered by changing the speed and angle of rotation. 

They are sometimes called rangorango after a local fly that makes a distinctive buzzing sound when it flies.

Material: Blade - Native New Zealand Totara; Handle New Zealand Manuka

Artist: Simon Madgwick

Size: 300mm (11.8") long

$245.00 NZD
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