Receiving her own moko kauae last year, Putaanga Waitoa (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou) says that majority or resources she found were written by Pākehā authors. Hence her desire to capture other wāhine mau moko kauae for her exhibition currently on display in Hastings to help provide more imagery of Māori by Māori.
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Moko kauae, who gets the honour of wearing such a taonga, and what responsibly comes with the honour? Te Ao spoke to one wahine Māori named Tiffany Caine, of Ngāti Whakaue, who wears her kuia proudly on her chin. She has found a way to blend moko with tattoo and her passion for classical cars.