Air New Zealand to allow Tā Moko and non offensive tattoos to be displayed

    Air New Zealand announced (10-Jun-2019) the company plans to allow existing staff to display Tā Moko and non offensive tattoos when wearing their uniform or normal business attire. Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon said the change enables to carrier to be on the forefront in “embracing diversity and enabling employees to express individuality or cultural heritage”. Mr Luxon additionally noted he can guarantee that no individual applying to work at the airline will be “turned down” for their “tattoo as long as it’s not offensive or inappropriate” as it as a case of “of securing the best person for the job”.