poi āwhiowhio (Māori taonga pūoro swung whistling gourd)

~ Wind instrument

Description

A hollowed out gourd (hue) with one to three holes, swung around creating a whistling, chattering sound that resembled birds

Relationships

from: New Zealand
part of: taonga pūoro (Māori traditional instrument ensemble)
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Poi_awhiowhio_pahu_11.jpg [info]