'Koru' is the Maori word for the new unfurling fern frond. The pattern is used in many Maori and New Zealand art forms and symbolizes new life, regeneration, growth, strength and peace - Aotearoa

'Koru' is the Maori word for the new unfurling fern frond. The pattern is used in many Maori and New Zealand art forms and symbolizes new life, regeneration, growth, strength and peace - Aotearoa

Hei Matau means a 'fish hook' in Maori. The Maori people are primarily fishermen and the fish hook symbolizes prosperity, abundance, health and a good luck charm for safe travel over the seas, while also accentuating the close connection of the Maori with sea and fishing. It also represents the land of the Maori.

The Cultural Significance of Major Maori Symbols and Their Meaning

The symbols of a culture define it. Wisdom of the Maoris seeps through the symbols that represent their ethos. Here is a short introduction to Maori culture's intricate symbology.

Not ordinary, more like extraordinary. New Zealand, All Blacks rugby players.

Not ordinary, more like extraordinary. New Zealand, All Blacks rugby players - Sonny Bill Williams, Piri Weepu and Liam Messam

Buzzy Bee is a small pull along child's toy. It was produced in massive numbers in the 1950-80's. Made from wood with small springs for the antennae. When pulled along by the string it would click and the wings would rotate. It was a favourite with generations of New Zealand children and many grandparents still buy one for their mokopuna today. Unfortunately the toy is now manufactured overseas and some parts are now plastic.

Buy Buzzy Bee Pull Along Wooden Toy at Mighty Ape NZ. Genuine Buzzy Bee Pull-Along Toy. New Zealand's number 1 kiwi icon and a toy that children have enjoyed for more than .

Whittaker's chocolate.

17 New Zealand Foods Americans Will Never Get To Enjoy

Whittaker’s chocolate. 17 New Zealand Foods Americans Will Never Get To Enjoy

We definitely invented the pavlova.

And these are the best ice cream flavours on the planet. 35 Things You Know If You Grew Up In New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND CHOCOLATE FISH!!!!! We have these imported into Australia, but I can't eat them now because I've gone vegan! New Zealand's chocolate is just the best though; as is most of their food....the taste is just different (and fresher/more wholesome in taste). Just not vegan in most cases. I'll now need to find a vegan alternative to satisfy my New Zealand childhood tastebuds!

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NEW ZEALAND CHOCOLATE FISH! We have these imported into Australia, but I can't eat them now because I've gone vegan!the taste is just different (and fresher/more wholesome

Free New Zealand flag graphics, vectors, and printable PDF files. Get the free downloads at http://flaglane.com/download/new-zealander-flag/

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Cookie Time. | 17 New Zealand Foods Americans Will Never Get To Enjoy

Cookie Time.

17 New Zealand Foods Americans Will Never Get To Enjoy

For a taste of the tropics, go for Pascall Pineapple Lumps from New Zealand — pineapple-flavored chew candies covered in a chocolate coating.

20 amazing international candies that need to come to America already

Check out some of the best candy to pick up while traveling to these popular destinations.

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