From my native homeland.  The curled Ponga (Tree Fern) koru. The koru is the budlike beginning of a fern leaf before it opens. The symbol is prominent in traditional Maori art motifs such as bone and wood carvings, and tattoos (moko). The unfurling koru leaf pattern represents new beginnings.

The curled Ponga (Tree Fern) koru. The koru is the budlike beginning of a fern leaf before it opens. The symbol is prominent in traditional Maori art motifs such as bone and wood carvings, and tattoos (moko).

Raewyn Harris Kaimanawa

I chose this because it uses beautiful Maori patterns but the colours they add just makes the work even more outstanding By Harris

Koru art, landscapes, paintings, Aotearoa, New Zealand, koru, Maori,nature, patterns,Pacifica,land                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Koru art, landscapes, paintings, Aotearoa, New Zealand, koru, Maori,nature, patterns,Pacifica,land More

based on maori design

based on maori design

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Koru Flipped, Medium Art Block - Robyn Forbes http://www.shopnewzealand.co.nz/en/cp/Koru_Art_Block

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