Story: Tā moko – Māori tattooing

Kōrere

Kōrere

I whakairotia tēnei kōrere i te takiwā o te tau 1700 me te tau 1850. E rua ōna whakamahinga, arā, he whāngai i ngā tāngata whiwhi moko i te wā e tūpuhi ana te kanohi i te tānga, me te whāngai hoki i te hunga tapu pērā i te tohunga tā moko.

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How to cite this page:

Rawinia Higgins, 'Tā moko – Māori tattooing - Tohunga tā moko', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/41243/korere (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins, published 5 Sep 2013