The koru is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace.

Koru - The unfolding spiral tipped shoots of the New Zealand silver fern plant become new fern fronds. Thus the reference to new life or a new start. Especially in Maori culture, these Koru have a strong symbolical meaning.

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Koru: The koru (Māori for "loop") is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace - Source: Wikipedia

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