The most widely known traditional Māori instrument was the flute. Flutes were carved from wood, bone, stone, and even sperm whale teeth. Some wooden flutes are particularly noteworthy for the rich detail of their carving. The most common type of flute was the kōauau. It was a relatively short hollow tube of wood or bone (usually albatross or human) with three holes drilled in it.
What were some other types of flute?
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