Ano te kiri, me te anuhe tawatawa nga mahi a te kauri
Look at the skin, the abundance of tattooing is like the markings on the skin of a mackerel!
Image courtesy of UNO magazine 2013
Ta Moko tells a story...
"It’s centred on our identity and our means of communication, the symbols are carried everywhere across different art forms, such as carving. Moko marks important events and membership – it tells a story” Julie July 27 2017 Focus Magazine pages 55-57