January 22, 2018

Congratulations! You have successfully gained an awesome level by completing a tattoo session! Go you! To help you on your next adventure we’ve put together a guide which lets you know how to look after your brand new tattoo. 

If this is your first tattoo or even if you are a seasoned pro we recommend having a read over these aftercare instruction...

October 27, 2017

To Celebrate this Halloween Month we thought we'd ask our in house Japanese Ghost Master here at Shop Nine and Three Quarters what his favourite Yokai were!

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Yokai they are ghost, phantoms, supernatural monsters, spirits and demons in Japanese folklore and make amazing tattoo subjects as they are rich in history and usually ha...

October 15, 2017

This can be a tricky subject to write about as every person is vastly different, just like every tattoo is different and unique! However we feel it’s important to go over some of the more prominent reasons we will not tattoo a particular design or individual.

The main focus of this entry is to serve as a guide which we may refer you to have a look at if you’ve made a...

August 12, 2017

Armageddon the Best Time of the Year 

Hi everyone, so you’ve probably seen our post earlier in the week, WE WILL BE BACK FOR ARMAGEDDON 2017!!

This year boasts arguably the biggest lineup and the most exhibitors armageddon has ever seen so we decided, especially as this is our first year running as shop 9 & 3/4, we better step up with a grand entrance! (Think suited ba...

July 22, 2017

Since Rachel had such fun with us we thought we might give her a taste of her own medicine !



Us: What was your first tattoo and why did you get it?

Rach: Hahaha wellll... My first tattoo was of a pokemon called Arcanine which I got on my wrist. At the time I didnt know much about tattoos and I thought it would be my only one hahaha . So I...

July 16, 2017

 As promised (be it a little late oops!) here's my interview with Adam!



R: What was your first tattoo and why did you get it?

Adam: Oooooh... A black tribal scorpion because I was an idiot *haha*. No I was just 16 and no one talked me out of it, I'm a Scorpio and thought it'd be really cool... spoiler alert, it wasn't. I wish I'd thought about it a litt...

July 2, 2017

As a fun post in between blogs I thought it would be a great idea to interview both Adam and Alex to find out what makes them tick, their opinions on the industry, and what they really think about what cats think, stay tuned for Adams half later in the week! -R

✨ ALEX ✨

✨ ALEX ✨ 

R: What was your first tattoo and why did you get it?

Alex: *thinking intensifies* bows on m...

June 24, 2017

After being in the industry for such a long time we've come across all sorts of interesting, and sometimes unusual questions but there are those which pop up a lot more than others. So to help our wonderful followers better understand what we do and address some of the most frequently asked questions we're setting up a weekly (maybe bi-weekly) blog post to answer the...

May 25, 2017

We are open!! Shop Nine and Three Quarters which is currently home to Alex Heart and Adam Cooley, has opened its doors. 

We can't wait to celebrate with you all and for you all to see the magic we have created in our new tattoo studio here on the north shore. 

The opening party is on the 4th of June 2017 from 11am - Late at 145 Target Road Wairau Valley, North Shore. 


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