Small Koru Hei Matau
Small Koru Hei Matau
Small Koru Hei Matau
Small Koru Hei Matau
Small Koru Hei Matau
Small Koru Hei Matau

Small Koru Hei Matau

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Embrace the sacred bond of ocean and nature in this kawakawa greenstone pendant, where the hei matau and koru intertwine with timeless grace.

The hei matau radiates strength, prosperity, and a profound connection to the ocean, while the koru embodies new life, growth, and harmony with nature. This pendant symbolises a profound bond with the land and sea, signifying strength, prosperity, and embarking on a transformative journey in perfect harmony with the natural world.

3.1cm x 2.4cm

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The Hei Matau

The wearer is seen as a provider and protector who is strong-willed and determined to succeed in life. It is now worn as a symbol of power, authority, good health and abundance.
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The Hei Matau is carved in the shape of a stylised fishhook. It represents strength, prosperity, fertility, good luck and safe travel over water.

A good luck charm while fishing and voyaging across water.

It’s meaning originated from the Maori legend of Maui who once caught a great fish using only a woven line and hook made from the jawbone of his grandmother. This fish is now said to be the North Island of New Zealand, known as ‘Te Ika a Maui’. Maori would often wear the Hei Matau for practical purposes so that it was not lost while fishing.

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Carving in Arrowtown for over 30 years

We are a whānau based workshop nestled below the beautiful peaks that surround the sparkling Arrow River. Careful and experienced hands ensure that the grain, colour and clarity of each item are considered and acknowledged before carving.

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