Ringa moko (Māori tattoo artist) Cody Hollis explains.
“We have the responsibilities to our tūpuna (ancestors) to uphold."
“Anything to do with our culture, I love seeing it.”
“Our tipuna were the horniest.”
“I had no worries or nerves - I was ready.”
It's a question that has sparked much conversation over the years
"It’s different for everyone."
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