symbol KORU is the Maori word for "bight" or "loop" and refers to the new shoots of the silver fern, The spiral shaped koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic for new life, hope, perfection, rebirth, a new start, awakening, personal growth, purity, nuturing, a new phase in life, the spirit of rejuvenation and peace.

The spiral shaped Maori koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic of new life; a new beginning.

nz morepork and fantails in a pohutakawa tree

Sketch of the NZ Morepork and Fantails in a Pohutakawa tree.

mixed media

Maori design, black and white, green leafy background - nz focused?

The Body of Matariki by Victor Lee Te Paa, Māori artist (KX101104)

The Body of Matariki by Victor Lee Te Paa, Māori artist

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