The tohunga tā moko (tattooist) was one of a number of specialists in Māori society. Because tattooing was generally performed on high-born people, the tohunga tā moko was highly valued.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil on canvas by Gottfried Lindauer
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