Maori are descendants of Polynesian, native people of New Zealand. In their culture, the tattoo has always been an form of art comparable even to the Holiness and is highly regarded to this day. For Maori people the head is the most holy part of the human body. It is not surprising that the most popular tattoo in their culture is performed on the face. Maori tattoo is usually consisting curved shapes and spiral motifs. Those tattoos often cover the entire face, to demonstrate high social status, power and prestige.