Story: Tā moko

Ngā tā moko Māori, tekau tau 1820 (2 o 2)

I tōna haerenga ki roto o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa ka peita a Louis de Sainson i ngā whakaahua o te Māori i ngā rohe o Te Reinga me Whāngārei. Kei raro kei te taha mauī ko Pako, he rangatira nō Te Reinga. Ko tōna pūhoro me tōna tou rape e kitea mai ana.

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Hand-coloured lithograph by Louis Auguste de Sainson

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Me pēnei te tohu i te 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/41231/maori-tattoo-designs-1820s (accessed 26 March 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins, published 5 Sep 2013