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The Unfurling Fern, the Koru, new beginnings again and again!

The Unfurling Fern, the Koru, symbolising new beginnings again and again!

New Zealand-their markings represent them as an individual, like a thumbprint to their identity.

Face it, Americans, we'll never be this cool no matter what we ink. Maori new zealand tattoos

Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird . - See more at: http://seemorepictures.blogspot.co.nz/2013/01/kiwi.html#sthash.vKNk8psf.dpuf

Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .

Beautiful Shells of New Zealand (Paua in NZ, Abalone in US & Australia)

Beautiful Shells of New Zealand (Paua in NZ, Abalone in US & Australia)

Icons of New Zealand by Greg Straight for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints

Check out Icons of New Zealand by Greg Straight at New Zealand Fine Prints

Maori: I believe this dress would have been made out of kiwi feathers and all materials (especially leaves) from the flax plant, that grows abundantly around New Zealand.

Oceania: Maori girl wearing feather cloak and pounamu greenstone, New Zealand

Kiwi Breakfast by Matt Guild for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints

Kiwi Breakfast by Matt Guild for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints