Female Journalist Makes History As First Presenter to Read the News With Face Tattoo

Female Journalist Makes History As First Presenter to Read the News With Face Tattoo

  • Orini Kaipara has achieved her dream of reading the primetime news, something that had been impossible before
  • She wears a moko kauae, a traditional Maori tattoo worn by women and is proud of her heritage
  • The media personality believes that this is a huge step forward for Maori people and for all people of colour

Orini Kaipara has made history as the worlds first person to read the news sporting a Maori face tattoo.

The chin tattoo is known as a moko kauae and is a traditional feature of Maori culture worn by women.

Tattoo, history, pride, Maori, New Zealand
Orini Kaipara is proud of her Maori heritage. Photo credit: @oriinz
Source: Instagram

The 37-year-old journalist revealed that it had always been her dream to read the primetime news while proudly displaying her culture.

She believes that the historic milestone is a step in the right direction according to the Daily Sun.

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The New Zealander is proud of her heritage and knows how important this is to Maori people and more broadly for all people of colour.

Here is what some people had to say about the historic event

lovealways.flower:

"QUEEN!!!!!!! You did that xx ❤️"

petrabagust:

"Ecstatic for you and for us - to have you on our screens at 6pm ❤️"

kikidejahmyah:

"You make the tv news better❤❤"

thisismeagankerr:

"Made a great occasion of switching on the telly and cheering when you came on So awesome to see you on at prime time ❤️"

ephemeralsamsara:

"CONGRATULATIONS! Prime Time. You are a trailblazer, a true pioneer and are so inspirational to so many beyond NZ. May you continue to thrive and excel blessings from Nigeria via London."

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Some weeks ago, Legit.ng reported that asides from remembering the late man and sharing his photos online, Davido decided to get a tattoo of Obama's nickname, 44, on his arm.

In reaction to the gesture, Nigerians sent words of prayers up for Obama so that he keeps resting in peace.

Source: Legit.ng

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