Kōrero: Tā moko

Ngā hoahoa kirituhi o Tonga, te tekau tau 1820

E whai pānga ana te tā moko Māori ki ngā kirituhi o ētahi atu iwi o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa. Nō Tonga tēnei, ā, nā Louis Sainson tēnei whakaahua i peita i te tekau tau 1820. Koia te tohungatā o runga i te waka o te Wīwī, o Dumont d’Urville i te hekenga ki roto o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa ki te Tonga me Ahitereiria. He momo pūhoro tēnei nō Tonga, arā, he āhua ōrite ki te moko.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 2010/5/18
Hand-coloured lithograph by Louis Auguste de Sainson

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rawinia Higgins, 'Tā moko - Ngā pūtakenga o te tā moko', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/41230/tongan-tattoo-designs-1820s (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Rawinia Higgins, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013