He pērā rawa te tapu o te whakapapa o Mihi Kōtukutuku (nō Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Porou hoki) kāore ia i tāia ki te moko. Nōna e tamariki ana ka puta ake ngā tohunga tā moko o Te Arawa ki Te Tai Rāwhiti ki te tā i ngā tamāhine ki te moko kauae. Kāore te tohunga i whakaae ki te tā i a Mihi, i tōna whakaaro kai maringi i a ia tōna toto.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Private collection, Stirling whānau
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