|Maori Wood Carving. Maori Hand-Carved Koru on large base. Made from Native Timber. Carvings can vary slightly depending on the carver. 220mm x 155mm. 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.