This wonderful carved piece of Pounamu represents few symbols: a hook, a koru, a whale tail.
The Hook represents strength, prosperity, fertility, good luck and safe travel over water.
The Koru is a symbol that represents both harmony and eternal movement. It also holds powerful meaning symbolising new life, growth, strength, and peace.
The whale tail represents speed, strength and sensitivity and is a symbol of protection and good luck. It signifies an affinity with the sea and is said to provide safe passage over water.