Want to drum with us?

Narukami Taiko is open to people of all genders, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, and from ages 13 - 100+ 
We run classes ranging from Beginner to Advanced on different nights of the week. No prior knowledge necessary to join our classes.

Classes run on terms consisting of 10 weeks at $120 a term. You will receive your first pair of bachi (sticks) free. 

Sunday Beginners

Sunday class is located at Aro Valley Community Centre from 6 - 8pm. 
This class is a long standing beginner class, and ranges from experinced taiko players, to players hitting the drum for their first time.

Monday Intermediate

Monday intermediate is a long standing class with seasoned Narukami players and performers. We practice new and staple Narukami songs, and learn new pieces. 

Tuesday Beginners

Tuesday beginners is our newest class. Located at Petone Central School, and practicing from 7 - 9pm, Tuesday class is bustling with new members from the Hutt, and is one of our greatest mix of ages A fantastic class to start your taiko journey, especially if you live in the Hutt.  

Thursday Beginners

NOTE: Due to venue issues, next term is limited to current members only
Thursday beginners is located in Newtown, at the Newtown Working Mens Bowling Club, and practices from 6 - 7:50pm
This class shares a joint 10 mins with the advanced class afterwards, were both classes practice songs together. Due to having the advanced class straight after, this class does not need to pack up the drums, therefore ending 10 mins earlier than other classes. 


Thursday Advanced

Thursday Advanced class was Narukami Taikos first class. Started in 2014, this advanced class as some of our teams longest practicing members. Playing from 7:40 - 9:40pm, the advanced crew practices new and old songs.

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