Moko Aotearoa

An insight into the lives and loves of some of the country’s top tā moko artists, in New Zealand’s only Māori tattoo show. Repeats, Mondays 1.00pm.

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Moko Aotearoa, Series 1 Episode 9

Rangi begins the process of a facial moko on an old friend. Katz meets his client, a Pākehā weaver who has returned from Australia and Hirini completes a piece for his client.

Moko Aotearoa, Series 1 Episode 8

Gordon does a piece for his daughter Wairingiringi; we catch up with Pip and her friend Tayla, a Samoan Tatau artist; and Richard meets a couple from Italy celebrating their honeymoon.

Moko Aotearoa, Series 1 Episode 5

Gordon does a piece for Skye Stirling marking her return to NZ and Pip does a Matariki piece for her client Nat Rose. Pip also continues to work on KP using the traditional tool, the uhi.

Moko Aotearoa, Series 1 Episode 4

A new series that profiles contemporary tā moko artists in Aotearoa. Tonight: We meet Hirini and his client Mike Brown from Wellington. Meanwhile Richard undertakes a special piece on his relation.

Moko Aotearoa, Series 1 Episode 2

A new series that profiles contemporary tā moko artists in Aotearoa. Tonight: We meet Richard Francis who does a piece for his nephew Dean Whare, and we meet female artist Pip Hartley.