The doorway from the eleventh heaven into the twelfth, the place where the esoteric knowledge was kept, and the place of Io, was guarded by Tūī. The name of this doorway was called pūmotomoto. This is also the name of the instrument that played into the fontanel of the young to transfer whakapapa, karakia from the elder to the learner. Tāne climbed the twelve heavens to gather this knowledge and brought it to the earth realm - Robin

Next tumutumu herald a time of learning. The pūmotomoto (on the recording a pūtorino played in the style of pūmotomoto) is followed by vocalised pūtorino with kōauau accompaniment - Bob

Clea Pettit