The Moko Ink studio is now situated in Woodhill, rural West Auckland

Moko Ink is the worlds first Maori Tattoo Studio specialising in the contemporary use and creation of traditional Maori and Polynesian Tatu.

We make one off body art keeping alive the language and traditions that are unique to the art form.All our art is custom designed for each person on a consultation basis.

The language of Ta Moko is used to design a unique piece of body art expressing aspects that relate to the wearer.

Moko Ink was opened in 1998 by INIA III and Aileen Kemp under the guidance of his teacher, SUA SULUAPE PAULO II. With the aim of providing a clean hygienic and safe environment to bring out into the open an art form forced underground for many years…
Any queries , appointments or information please email us at


tel: +649 420 8666 or 021891667

Last documentary filmed in our old studio in Grey Lynn to celebrate a decade of moko ink, Part 1.

Maori television documentary, Part 2.

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