He Ara Puoro :: A Pathway of Song

Recorded in the bush at The Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, Wellington, He Ara Puoro is a collaboration between Richard Nunns and Radio New Zealand, whereby Richard plays and begins to describe the many traditional Maori instruments in his collection.

Special Commendation: Best NZ-Produced Musical Feature, at the 2006 NZ Radio Awards.

Thirty-four eight-minute segments feature Richard playing an instrument and then talking about its individual history and context.

He Ara Puoro was also commended as a finalist in the 2006 Media Peace Awards.
He Ara Puoro, RadioNZ