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MTV Tests Aucklanders’ Trust With Tattoo Vending Machine

MTV Will Put Aucklanders’ Trust to the Test With Tattoo Vending Machine

In a New Zealand first, get ink’dinspired by Season 2 of Just Tattoo of Us

Just Tattoo of Us screens Tuesdays at9.30pm on MTV - SKY Channel 015

Have you ever wanted to get a random tattoo just for a bit of bants? Well, now you can, in celebration of Just Tattoo Of Us season 2, MTV’s explosive new series, MTV is bringing New Zealand’s first ever tattoo vending machine to our shores called: ‘Get Ink’d’.

To celebrate the series, MTV is giving Kiwis the chance to get a mystery tattoo by putting their hand or arm inside the vending machine. The Get Ink’d vending machine will apply one of over 20 random tattoo designs inspired by the show via a digital transfer directly on to skin utilising cosmetic ink.

Before you fret, this tattoo isn’t going on your permanent record, it will only last 3-5 days and can be washed off with soap and water. The machine is powered by Prinker, a South Korean technology which has never before been used in Australasia.

Favourite new couple Charlotte Crosby and Stephen Bear, host the show that has friends and family going tit for tat putting relationships to the test. Season 2 features – for the first time – two Australian pairs, couple, Shae and Skye, as well as Kyle Sandiland’sgirlfriend Imogen Anthony with her gal pal Krystal Dawson.

But tats not all folks….

The Get Ink’d tattoo vending machine will be free to use and has no limit except your limbs!

JUST TATTOO OF US airs Tuesdays at 9.30pm on MTV - SKY Channel 015

Watch online at

What: MTV’s Get Ink’d tattoo vending machine
Where: St Lukes Mall in St Lukes, Auckland
When: Thursday November 2 from 11am to 2pm


What: MTV’s Get Ink’d tattoo vending machine
Where: St Kevin’s Arcade on K Road, Auckland
When: Friday November 3 from 11am to 2pm


About Just Tattoo of Us

Explosive new tattoo series, where hosts Charlotte and Bear put relationships to the test. Couples design surprise tattoos for each other but don’t see the new ink until it’s already on their skin forever! There’s tears, tantrums and fall outs.

About MTV

MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile.

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