TATTOO MACHINE – CUSTOM TATTOO STUDIO

Welcome to Tattoo Machine, we appreciate you taking the time to check out our custom tattoo studio and the art that we are so passionate about.  We are a close team of professional artists each specialising in a variety of styles and skills yet sharing a real passion for tattooing and providing the best possible service for all our clients.  We pride ourselves on being able to create premium, creative and distinctive tattoos that capture our expertise alongside our clients vision.  Upholding the strictest standards of health and hygiene within our studio is also of paramount importance to us here at Tattoo Machine so rest assured you will be in safe hands!

Alongside our amazing resident artists we are also often fortunate to welcome many exceptionally talented international and national guest artists to Tattoo Machine.  To keep up to date with our schedule of guest artists, follow our Instagram page @tattoomachinenz.

Located in the heart of Wellington’s entertainment area we are open Monday through Saturday with walk-ins always welcome, Sundays by appointment only please.  Feel free to drop into the studio where any of our team members will always be happy to discuss your concepts and designs with you, otherwise leave us a message and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Find us at Level 3, 41-47 Dixon Street, Wellington.

Call: 04 382 9481 or 021 105 8588

Email: info@tattoomachine.co.nz

Tattoo Machine Studio

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OUR ARTISTS

Gill

Gill

I myself would like to express huge thanks to all my amazing colleagues, friends and clients for enabling me to make a career out of what I love! 20 years experience tattooing now and I still love it.

I have a passion for creating large scale Japanese influenced pieces, however I enjoy embracing all styles and love the opportunity to work with the ideas my clients present to me, to create something personal and significant for them.

Rhys

Rhys

Rhys Thomas has been tattooing at Tattoo Machine for 3 years now specialising in Western traditional tattooing and blackwork.

Rhys works in the studio Tuesday – Saturday, working Mondays through appointment only.

Tane

Tane

Tane has a passion for bold and black tattooing and specialises in heavy blackwork tattoos influenced by American traditional, Japanese and neo-traditional. Though he is not limited to these styles and makes a constant effort to specialize in all tattoo styles.

Tane has been tattooing professionally for eight years and is always working on progressing his art form.

Ans

Ans

Ans is specializing in black and color traditional/geometric tattoos. He also loves to do flash and custom tattoos. He has been tattooing since 2009.

You can follow him on Instagram at @anspham to see his daily work.

Josh

Josh

Josh is a travelling artist from the UK who has recently fallen in love with New Zealand and decided to stay with us for a while.

He specialises in illustrative blackwork tattoos.

Guest Artists

Guest Artists

We have regular guest artists visiting from both New Zealand and international locations. Keep an eye out on our social media pages for more details.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CAN I DESIGN MY OWN TATTOO?
Of course! We specialise in custom tattoos, and can design your tattoo from an idea or an image you already have. Bring in any ideas you already have and we can discuss how it could work as a tattoo.
WILL IT HURT?
Pain is subjective, and everyone feels it differently. Some body parts feel more pain – we’ll discuss this with you and options for limiting your pain when we have our pre tattoo consultation.
IS IT SAFE?
Our studio works under international health and hygiene sterilisation procedures, and we use vegan friendly inks. Aftercare will be discussed with you to keep your tattoo in top condition.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
That depends on the complexity and size of the tattoo. Some take from 30 minutes, with a full sleeve or back taking multiple sessions to complete. We will agree a schedule with you at our initial consultation.
HOW CAN I PAY?
We accept cash (correct change would be appreciated!) or internet bank transfer. All our artists are all independent contractors, so you will pay them directly. All costs will be agreed before we start any work and receipts can be provided.

TESTIMONIALS

    5 star review  Great service and great result from Tane! Highly recommended

    thumb Carla Batista
    11/02/2018

    5 star review  Ans was amazing, my ideas turned into something so much more beautiful than I could have imagined. Can’t wait to book my next trip to Wellington.

    thumb Christina Lee Tyrrell
    10/13/2018

    5 star review  Tane absolutely killed it � And everyone else was really kind and welcoming too. Good times all round �

    thumb Ashleigh Hoare
    7/22/2018

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Get in touch to discuss your tattoo design and make an appointment.