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What we’re about

This group is for anyone interested in the art of Japanese Taiko Drumming.
Learn how to play taiko with Wellingtons very own Narukami Taiko! All skill levels are welcome.

Taiko 太鼓 is a dynamic art form originating from ancient Japan. Taiko are a broad range of Japanese percussion instruments, and refers to taiko ensemble drumming called kumi daiko.
Modern Japanese taiko drumming, combines music and dance to inspire and delight audiences.

Narukami Taiko debuted in 2014 with just a handful of drums and players, now we have classes Sunday through to Thursday nights with a large friendly community of players.
We are always looking for new members and beginners are very welcome. Currently we teach classes in Newtown, Aro Valley and now Petone!

If you have any questions regarding classes, Taiko, or general enquiries, please contact us via E-mail at
Or through our website here
You can also follow us on Facebook

So what are you waiting for? Come along and drum with us!