The Nukes Ukulele Orchestra - Workshops and shows

Wow the crowd by learning some basic ukulele skills before performing alongside The Nukes.

When | Āhea

Wed 17 Apr, 10:00am to 2:15pm

Where | Ki hea

Rongomaraeroa, our marae, Level 4 

Cost | Te utu

Free performances, but the workshop is now booked out 


Tamariki aged 7 to 12 years

Join The Nukes for two exhilarating shows combining humour, fantastic songwriting, great musicianship, and singing. Before the shows, tamarikitake part in a free ukulele workshop, after which they get to be part of the show.

After learning some basic skills, workshop participants become part of the band, performing with The Nukes in a fun entertaining show.

The ukulele workshop is for kids 7 to 12 years old, of any level of playing ability, and combines a mix of ukulele, percussion, dancing and singing. Musical instruments are provided. 

  • Workshop: 10.30am–11.30am (Now booked out)

  • Performance #1: 11.30am–12.30pm

  • Performance #2: 1.15pm–2.15pm

Note: Bookings are only required for children actively participating in the workshop. 
Parents and caregivers do not need to book but are required to stay in the venue for the duration of the event.

About The Nukes

Aotearoa New Zealand’s most beloved and enduring ‘original ukulele trio’ have been wowing audiences up and down Aotearoa and Australia for over a decade. They have performed at events as diverse as arts and folk festivals to WOMAD as well as inspiring thousands of school kids throughout the country. The Nukes recently won the Best Children’s Music Video award.

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Just Joking, The Nukes Ukulele Trio. Photo by Dave Parker 2023. Courtesy of The Nukes