Gordon Toi - Owner - He Tohu O Te Wa. Ta Moko. LinkedIn

A preview of what LinkedIn members have to say about Gordon: “ Gordon is a highly skilled and talented artist among other sought after disciplines. He consulted, designed and applied a beautiful ta moko (tattoo) that represented my life to date of that time, for which this design could be added to as my life story evolves.Title: G.Toi Moko Native OG. est 1994. ……

Maori Tattoos: Identity, Family, and Honor The Mark of Nara

“Moko is not just about beautiful designs,” says moko artist and Dedicated by Blood author Gordon Toi Hatfield. “Moko does not make a person, but complements the existing and often unrealized potential of that individual. The individual is the testimony to the moko, not the other way around.” You hold their power and wisdom within you.…

Ta Moko — sunset tattoo

Ta Moko is the application of traditional Maori tattoo. Since it's revival from near extinction in the early 20th century, Tikanga (protocols) surrounding Ta Moko have changed. Traditionally applied using Uhi (chisels) Moko is now largely done using tattoo machines.…