ATB Tattoo Studio is based in Sunny Otaki. We’re halfway between Wellington and Palmerston North, Aotearoa.

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The People of ATB Tattoo Studio

Tattoo Artists

Mikey Hurman

Mikey has worked in the visual arts industry for ages. He’s accumulated tons of experience in a bunch of different mediums including Airbrushing, Illustration, Graffiti/Street Art, Screen Printing, Oil Painting, Digital Painting, Mural Art, Graphic Design and of course Tattooing. He loves the challenge of working in the tattoo industry and can draw something for you that is not only unique but consistently designed and executed to the best of his ability.

Favourite Styles to tattoo:
Lowbrow, Illustrative, Neo Traditional, Black and Grey Realism, Lettering.

Shane Bishop

Shane fell in love with the idea of becoming a tattoo artist early in his teens. After years of hard work and dedication, his work now has a life of its own as he continues to push the boundaries and develop his style every day. He is very easy to communicate with and will always go out of his way to produce the best work possible.

Favourite Styles to tattoo:
Traditional, Neo Traditional, Blackwork.

Frequently Asked Questions


How much will it cost?

The consultation is free of charge.

The price of your tattoo will depend on how long it takes to complete the work.
The hourly rate here at ATB Tattoo Studio and Gallery is $150.00 and the minimum charge is $120.00.

For larger tattoos, one or more full day sessions may be required. A day session is capped at $800 and covers around 6 hours of tattooing.

Producing the original artwork is included in this price.

How do I make an appointment?

We hold a consultation evening every Thursday between 5pm and 7pm at the studio.

You can call the studio on 04 212 5520 and we can arrange a time to see you.

Alternatively, we can consult with you online. Just send us an email to info@abandonthebox.co.nz with a description of your idea. Please include any reference pics you might have, an idea of placement (with a photo if possible) and a rough idea of your budget.

You can also reach us by filling out the contact form below.

Can I see the design before the day of the appointment?

We normally prepare each design the day/night before your tattoo appointment. We find working this way helps with the creative process and allows us to focus all our effort on achieving the highest quality work on a day to day basis.

Any changes that may be required can be made to the design on the day of the tattoo. These changes might include adding or removing elements or adjusting the image slightly so it flows better with the shape of your body.

Further Questions?

If you have any un-answered questions, please feel free to ask.

Just fill out the contact form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Thank you.

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