Historical piano looking for a new home

From Afternoons, 1:25 pm on 8 September 2022

A colonial Hopkinson grand piano that once lived at the iconic Athfield house in Wellington is looking for a new home.

The piano dates all the way back to the 1880s and has spent the last few years dismantled at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History.

It's not in the best condition, which is why the museum are looking for a cultural institution to collect it and bring it back to life. Aratoi's collection curator Jo Torr talks to Jesse.

Hopkinson Grand Piano

Hopkinson Grand Piano Photo: supplied

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