|Maori Wood Carving. Handmade wooden Koru on base. This Koru has been shaped out of the NZ native timber Matai. 135mm x 90mm. This is a popular corporate gift, as well as souvenir of New Zealand. The Maori symbol Koru represents the fern frond as it opens bringing new life and purity to the world. It also represents peace, tranquility and spirituality along with a strong sense of regrowth or new beginnings. The Koru is also often associated with nurturing so is frequently used to represent the strength and purity of a loving relationship within a family.