Cornell Tukiri

Cornell Tukiri (Tainui, Ngāti Whawhakia, Ngāti Hikairo) is an independent photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Aug 5, 2018

Photo essay: Maxine's moko kauae journey

The paths that lead to receiving moko kauae, the tattooed marks worn on the face by Māori women for centuries, vary from person to person. For one Waikato woman, it was a tribute to her mother.

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Jan 12, 2018

The Harare Haka: Why they're doing our haka in Zimbabwe

A high school in Harare, Zimbabwe, has adopted and adapted 'Ka Mate', the haka made famous by the New Zealand All Blacks. Photojournalist Cornell Tukiri travelled to Harare see for himself and to ask: is this OK?

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