Putorino with figure on base
Putorino are unique in that they are played as both a flute and a trumpet, or, with female and male voices. The shape of the putorino is modelled on the shape of the casemoths cocoons. They vary greatly in size from under 300mm to over 700mm long.
Here Raukatauri sings in the centre, Pepe has landed above her and at the bottom is Kokako. He did a favour for the demi god, Maui and was given the secret of singing as sweetly as Raukatauri, so has come to eat her and so gain her voice (and is actually reputed as the purest noted song bird in the world). Kokako also amplifies her tiny sound and gives us the touchstone to strive for in our music.