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A quick snapshot by another photographer of Wharetapu's kanohi. Sorry about the poor quality image. More detailed shots tomorrow...

A quick snapshot by another photographer of Wharetapu's kanohi. Sorry about the poor quality image. More detailed shots tomorrow.

Portrait of Te Kuha (Te Kuka) with Maori pa in the background

Portrait of Te Kuha (Te Kuka) with Maori pa in the background

Moko on chin and lips

and white tattoos, that are located on the face, of Maori body art

Cabinet card portrait of Horonuku Te Heuheu Tūkino IV, wearing a top hat and a sash, taken in the 1880s by Samuel Carnell of Napier.

Cabinet card portrait of Horonuku Te Heuheu Tūkino IV, wearing a top hat and a sash, taken in the 1880s by Samuel Carnell of Napier.

The origin of tattoos comes from Maori culture, the true Moko Maori is reserve for this population, they are the only one who knows the true meaning of the symbols. It is consider as an insult when someone copies they tattoo, it is considers as stealing someone identity.

The origin of tattoos comes from Maori culture, the true Moko Maori is reserve…

Rotorua,New Zealand  Loved the Maori Warriors & Hangi Feast

Rotorua,New Zealand Maori Warriors & Hangi Feast

New Zealand Maori Warrior Tattoo.

Title: A Tattooed Maori Description - Illustration obtained from a book on New Zealand Date - 1913 (print date) Source - Picturesque_New_Zealand, Gooding, Paul. Scan obtained from alternative to works transcript

Maori art. I love when tattoos follow the shape and contour of the body. I feel like that's something of a lost art in modern tattooing, but present in most ancient body art.

Maori man with facial tattoo

Artist: Turumakina Bookings: PM or artselemental.com

Artist: Turumakina Bookings: PM or artselemental.com

Portrait of Kereopa Te Rau taken on 8 December 1871, a few weeks before he was hanged on 5 January 1872. A piupiu is around his shoulders. Taken by Samuel Carnell.

Portrait of Kereopa Te Rau taken on 8 December a few weeks before he was hanged on 5 January A piupiu is around his shoulders. Taken by Samuel Carnell.

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