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Introduction to Taiko Classes
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Every few months, we run special workshops for new taiko enthusiasts. Upcoming events are shown here.
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We thank you hugely for what can only be described by our team as the most fun we’ve had in a team event. The afternoon with you was inspiring, active, positively challenging, and above all else great fun.
Chris Kirman HPNZ
Thank you so much to you and your team for showcasing such an awesome instrument and the passion behind it.
Sam Cowley-Lupo TV3 / Pacific Beat Street
Tamashii is a contemporary Japanese taiko drumming group based in Auckland, New Zealand. We teach classes and perform often for...
We are best known for our high-energy performances, and for mixing martial arts movements into our performing styles.
Tamashii has performed on TV1, TV3, WorldTV, and SkySports several times, and in the Rugby World Cup grand opening ceremony, and we collaborate often with international artists.
Tamashii Taiko Drummers of New Zealand is not affiliated with any of the many similarly-named "Tamashii" or "Tamashi" groups around the world, including those in Japan, Africa, the UK or Brasil.