Proponents for change argue that: The national flag is very similar to the flag of Australia and the two are often confused. While this is not unique among world flags, it is exacerbated by Australia and New Zealand's close ties and geographic proximity.For instance, in 1984 the Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke was greeted by New Zealand flags when visiting Ottawa, and the former New.
The people who want to change the flag are young and not thinking about our. Changing NZ's flag would be 'idiotic' Susan Lester 20:19, Oct 06 2014.. Mike Davison's pick for a new NZ flag.
NZ flag vote to be held after election. 11 Mar, 2014 2:27pm. 17 minutes to read. Those values and our commitment to uphold them will not be compromised or eroded in any way by a change of flag.
The flag of New Zealand is a defaced Blue Ensign with the Union Flag in the canton, and four red stars with white borders to the right. The stars' pattern represents the asterism within the constellation of Crux, the Southern Cross. New Zealand's first flag, the flag of the United Tribes of New Zealand, was adopted in 1834, six years before New Zealand became a British colony following the.
As far as symbols go, a country’s flag is pretty much the thing that springs to peoples’ minds first and foremost. The New Zealand flag is, uniquely perhaps, extremely similar to New Zealand’s good old neighbour, Australia.Many foreigners would be hard pressed to spot the subtle differences between the two flags off the top of their heads.
The New Zealand Flag. The official New Zealand flag was first used in 1869. It is based on the British blue ensign with the Union Flag (also known as the Union Jack) in the upper left corner, and four red stars with white borders to the right. These stars represent the constellation of Crux, the Southern Cross, as it seen from New Zealand.
New Zealand votes to keep flag in referendum. 24 March 2016.. One of the most vocal groups opposing the flag change was the military veteran group the. Video What did school kids think of NZ.
Three years after the flag referendum flopped, our former prime minister Sir John Key has come out and said if he was leader again, he would change the New Zealand flag without asking the public.
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With a flag referendum occurring in March of 2016, New Zealand Olympians were to be concerned with what flag they would salute on top of their respective podiums. While the referendum saw no change to the current flag, it did stir a national controversy on nationhood and patriotism.
Flags of the world are often taught to our children in middle primary school. They learn briefly about the history of the country and what the flag and its colours represent. Learn a little bit about New Zealand and its flag with this colouring printable flag for kids.
There is no 'new' New Zealand flag. We are currently (as of asking and answering) in the final referendum (1), a three-week postal-vote process to decide whether we will adopt a new flag or retain the existing one. All surveys have pointed to the.
Clark Titman's proposal. From Past Attempts to Change the New Zealand Flag () by John Moody, New Zealand: One of the first proposals was by Clark Titman and appeared in 1967.It showed a red-white-blue-white-red horizontally striped flag, in a ratio of approximately 3:1:8:1:3, with the white fimbriated red stars of the Southern Cross on the centre of the blue stripe.Change the NZ Flag. 33K likes. It's time for a flag that represents and unites all NZers. Change the NZ Flag campaign's page. Authorised by G Compton, 60 Manly Street, Paraparaumu.New Zealand is to hold a referendum on whether to change the 'post-colonial' national flag, Prime Minister John Key announces.