a multi-media visual artist and Personal Trainer, Sarah Kane also known as MamaSez resides in beautiful Gisborne in Āotearoa (NZ) where living the dream exists within her world in nurturing her young family and pursuing her career passion within her work. Sarah's specialises in Indigenous tattoo tatak (Filipino tattoo) and tā moko (Māori tattoo) where she works from her private studio. Sarah navigates her Personal Training business through Gizzy Muscle where she also trains to compete in her sport of choice, Body Building.

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2009 BA Graduate Contemporary Maori Art & Design 


2019 New Zealand Certificate in Exercise Level 5

EIT Tairāwhiti


Wā Hine


2016 Co-Founding Member 




The Life & Work of MamaSez 2015-2016



Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe


Mark of the Four Waves Tribe

2014 Member


Publications & Awards


Imago Mundi Luciano Benetton Collection 2016 - NZ Kiwi Consciousness Book Artist Profile|New Zealand Artist MagazineMarch April 2017 edition Artist Profile|Te Hā Art Award - People's Choice Award 2017




'Mana Wahine Our Voices Were There' Collaborative Exhibition Fresh Ōtara Gallery, Auckland|2018 Tairāwhiti Museum, Gisborne|2018 - 100 Days Project- Collaborative Exhibition Tairāwhiti Museum, Gisborne|2017 - The Te Hā Award, Tairāwhiti Museum, Gisborne|2017- 100 Days Project Group Show, Tairāwhiti Museum, Gisborne|2017 - 100 Days Project, Thievery Studio, Auckland|2017 - 'Whitingia' Tupara Gallery & Studio, Gisborne|2016 - Gifted Sands annual Summer Exhibition, Mahia Beach|2016 - Imago Mundi Luciano Benetton Collection Exhibition|2016 – ‘Wā Hine’ Paul Nache Gallery, Gisborne|2016 – ‘Ko wai au’|Tupara Gallery & Studio, Gisborne|2015 – Mahia Arts & Beats Festival, Mahia Beach|2012 – ‘Purapurawhetu’ Kura Gallery Auckland and Wellington|2012 – Gifted Sands annual summer exhibition, Mahia Beach|2011 – ‘know thyself’ Wine Makers Daughters, Gisborne|2011 – ‘Matariki’ Moko Ake Studio and Gallery, Wellington



Exercise|Health Professional


Coach at Gizzy Muscle

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Sarah Kane-Matete

Private Studio, Gisborne 4010

New Zealand