THE TATTOOED HEART is a world class tattoo and body piercing studio based in central Auckland. It is the home of the artists who formerly made up the renowned Illicit Tattoo and as such has been the place to go for great tattooing on K Rd since 2004. We design custom & classic pieces and are also available for walk ins.

Artists are Adam CraftLiesjeAaron AzielNaomi Smith,  Benjamin RaddatzBen JenkinsJosh Paki & guests.

We also offer services of piercing, laser tattoo removal/fading, and cosmetic tattooing.

Open 7 days:

Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat: 10am - 6pm
Thu: 10am - 7pm
Sun/Mon : 12pm - 5pm


We have piercing jewellery, limited edition prints and paintings by our resident artists, Metal Couture and Sheehan Silver jewellery, Angelique Houtkamp, cool tshirts and other beautiful things.

We look forward to seeing you! 

202 Karangahape Road
Newton, Auckland


+64 (9) 379 2662 


Shop Hours

Tues/Weds/Fri/Sat 10am -  6pm
Thu 10am-7pm 
/Monday 12am - 5pm

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