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Traveling to New Zealand was always meant to be a life changing experience, but I would have never expected it to change me the way it has. I have become a completely new person, and I wanted to celebrate that in a traditional New Zealand way. Maori culture is a huge part of my journey and a massive part of New Zealand. With a little help from my friends - all of whom I have met through this journey - I have chosen the perfect way to hold this adventure with me forever. A Koru is an integral symbol in Maori art and symbolizes new life and regrowth from who you once were. It is in the shape of a new, unfurling silver fern and it represents the fern frond as it is opening, bringing new life and purity to the world. The circular shape of the Koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point of origin.🌿 #koru #korutattoo #newink #travel #adventure #newzealand #sohappy #girlswithtattoos #maori #maoriart #inspiration #tattoo #queenstown #babyfern #symbol #teararoa #growth #newbeginnings #otautahi #otautahitattoo

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