Kowhai by Diana Adams. The kowhai tree has yellow flowers and kowhai is also the Maori word for yellow.

Kowhai by Diana Adams. The kowhai tree has yellow flowers and kowhai is also the Maori word for yellow.

'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.

'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.

Love the symbology.  :-)  "Based on the shape of an unfurling baby fern, the spiral or Koru is a Maori symbol of Creation, New Life, Rebirth, Growth and Peace. The circular shape conveys perpetual motion through life, while the curling inward represents a return to the origin. It is a symbol of optimistic new beginnings in Maori culture."

Love the symbology. :-) "Based on the shape of an unfurling baby fern, the spiral or Koru is a Maori symbol of Creation, New Life, Rebirth, Growth and Peace. The circular shape conveys perpetual motion through life, while the curling inward represents a return to the origin. It is a symbol of optimistic new beginnings in Maori culture."

Maori Paua tattoo on Shelly, by Shane Gallagher Coley, currently working @ Chapel Tattoo, Melbourne, Australia

Maori Paua tattoo on Shelly, by Shane Gallagher Coley, currently working @ Chapel Tattoo, Melbourne, Australia

Earthbound Kiwi - New Zealand Paua Infinity Twist Stainless Steel Necklace, $34.95 (http://www.earthboundkiwi.com/necklaces/new-zealand-paua-infinity-twist-stainless-steel-necklace/)

Earthbound Kiwi - New Zealand Paua Infinity Twist Stainless Steel Necklace, $34.95 (http://www.earthboundkiwi.com/necklaces/new-zealand-paua-infinity-twist-stainless-steel-necklace/)

A gorgeous piece by Kiri Peen- Dark red dyed flax woven and formed into a very wearable cloak detailed with paua highlights. A one-off- perfect for a wedding, graduation or wall peice

A gorgeous piece by Kiri Peen- Dark red dyed flax woven and formed into a very wearable cloak detailed with paua highlights. A one-off- perfect for a wedding, graduation or wall peice

Pink Hapene Butterfly Bouquet - Hapene Online Store, flax flowers and arrangements

Pink Hapene Butterfly Bouquet - Hapene Online Store, flax flowers and arrangements

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