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My goodness! They say pain is love and Rihanna definitely loves pain.

We all know that RiRi adores body ink, but while her “Diamonds” tour cruised through New Zealand  recently, she decided to go the old school route and get a Maori tattoo done the traditional way.  This week, a local musician named Tiki Taane posted a video of RiRi getting herself inked up with a chisel and mallet on her right hand, which left her bloody and bruised. In the footage, you can see the tat being created while the artist hammers little arrows into Rihanna’s right hand.

The tattoo ink gun doesn’t seem so bad anymore…

Rihanna proved that she was a rider by toughing it out through the entire process, and although it looked excruciating, she took it like a “G.”

The end result: