Ta Moko studio and Maori Arts Gallery

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Ta Moko

Links about Ta Moko: Ta moko is the permanent body and face marking by Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. It is distinct from tattoo and tatau in that the skin was carved by uhi (chisels) rather than punctured. This left the skin with grooves, rather than a smooth surface.

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1   Link   Wikipedia - Ta Moko
Wikipedia - a definition of 'Ta Moko'
2   Link   Toi Maori on Ta Moko
Toi Maori is the home of New Zealand Arts. Read Frequently Asked Questions to Toi Maori about Ta Moko.
3   Link   History.org on Ta Moko
New Zealand history. An overview covering the pre-historic, colonial and modern periods. Maori history and culture - the Tattoo.
4   Link   Ta Moko Documentary
GoggleBox TV half hour documentary on Ta Moko

Check out our selected videos that we've uploaded to YouTube. We have digitised a whole bunch of old VHS and uploaded them to share with the online community. We hope you enjoy them! www.youtube.com/TahaaNZ