Maori warrior (Photo: National Library of New Zealand)

Traditional Maori peha (mid to lower body tattoo) by artist Mark Kopua ( Photo: Norman Heke)

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku is the author of Mau Moko: The World of Maori Tattoo. Her chin tattoo commemorates a former Maori queen (Photo: Ngahuia Te Awekotuku)

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