Two dozen traditional tā moko tools have been stolen from an Auckland studio, Stuff reports. Tā moko artist Mokonui-a-rangi Smith went into his studio at West Auckland’s Corban Estate Arts Centre on Sunday, and saw the tools, made of wood and bone, had been taken overnight. A police spokeswoman said investigations are underway, including locating and accessing CCTV. Anyone with information is asked to contact police quoting the file number 210725/4878.
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