What does the Titirangi Roundabout Sculpture mean?

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I found this on the Waitakere City council website

Roundabout Sculpture This is one of the Waitakere's distinctive landmarks and is perhaps one of our more controversial works of art. It was the winning concept in a competition for young design students. Artist Lisa Higgens enlarged her jewellery designs, inspired by lichen and algae, and these organic shapes evolved representing the regeneration of life. Where to find this sculpture?
The Titirangi Roundabout, at the intersection of Titirangi Road and Scenic Drive. The sculpture is located inside the roundabout and is much larger than this picture suggests
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