Kōrero: Tā moko

Ngā whao tā moko, i te tau 1773 (1 o 2)

I tāia tēnei whakaahua ki te whakaputanga ōkawa o te hekenga tuatahi a Kāpene Kuki ki Aotearoa (i ngā tau 1768-71). Kei waenganui ko ētahi momo uhi. Kāore he kakau a ētahi. Kei te taha matau he māhoe, arā, hei patupatu i te uhi.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Rare Books and Fine Printing Collection
Reference: ILS 757178-10
Engraving by John Hawkesworth

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Rawinia Higgins, 'Tā moko - Te hangarau tā moko', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/41237/tattooing-instruments-1773 (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins, published 5 Sep 2013