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What's happening at all of our studios.

NEW TATTOO ARTIST JOINS OTAUTAHI

So we've got a nwe guest artist starting up with us! her name is Marie Melou and she has some dope color realism work! she specializes in color photo realism and cartoon/new school style pieces with crazy imagery and super bold color! Having recently sold her...

2012 HALLOWEEN TATTOOS

So we're getting into Summer now and the sun is actually showing us that we're almost there! fingers crossed it holds out and we get a real summer for the first time in several years!! September and October have breezed past with some awesome highlights...

I GOT THIS!

"My greatest wish is to host a charity bash with the purpose to raise funds for CanTeen in thanking them for their awesome support but also to help them to continue doing what they do for the many youth of Aotearoa who are battling cancer"...

MOKO KANOHI

Today we had the privilege  of Mike Sokolich's whanau come in and Sing some tino Aatahua waiata while Mike had the honor of tattoing his fathers Moko Kanohi. His Moko representing himself and his brothers and taking his brothers to seventy with him being the only...

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…

It's been an awesome week here at Otautahi and it's not even over! We've had some killer pieces underway, some very promising reworking on monday helping reshape and completely redefine someones ta moko into a beautiful representation of themselves! Tuesday blasted through with half sleeves...

EUROPE!

So Brad and Brock are back from Europe now and have had an amazing time by the sounds of it! Otautahi banner They started off in Hamme working at the convention there working a few amazing pieces, from there Brad and his wife headed to colone and...

HAND HELD WEBSITE ACTION!

Morena guys! the long weekend is here and as you'd expect, we're still open! no rest for the wicked they say and the boys here are still going hard through the public holidays. In other news we have just recently gotten our mobile website live and...

HORITSUGU IS COMING…

We have some very god new to share with all our followers! We are having the irezumi master Horitsugu come and work a guest spot with us in two weeks! he will be here through until early september as of now so there is a...

OUR FRIEND, IREZUMI TATTOO ARTIST, HORI TSUGU

Today our new friend and favorite Jap-man who goes by the honorable title of Hori Tsugu, left our shores to head back home to Vancouver after a short stop over back home in Japan. It's been more than a blessing having him working here with us...

OTAUTAHU AND PIRI WEEPU

We had Piri Weepu in getting the lettering by Brock Fidow on his fingers touched up with Brad Cone last week! one of our new artists Mitchell Cooper has a portrait of Piri from an old studio during the world cup so we decided it...

GO THE ALL BLACKS!

We had Keven Mealamu in the other week with our boy Brock Fidow getting some color neo trad style roses on his forearms! The pieces came up mean and we were super stoked to be graced by the presence, and to have the honor of inking...

HOLY BALLS!

Holy balls this weather! We've had some interesting weather of late, luckily we are past the worst of the cold weather and the chill is no longer biting into the bones! it seems that we are on an incline for a good spring and hopefully one...

SEASONS TO CYCLE, QUEENSTOWN HERE WE COME!

We've made it through the winter and spring is upon us! The sun is shining and the mornings have the crisp blue chill, we've got some exciting things happening and Queenstown is now on the books! We're finally underway with getting our second studio opened in...

HALLOWEEN AND QUEENSTOWN!

It's been a crazy last few weeks here at Otautahi Tattoo Auckland, we have been working away on some amazing jobs and getting our new studio set up and ready to open! the doors are waiting for tuesday to be opened and the bookings are...