Change the NZ Flag
This is the site of the NZFlag.com Trust - a Trust established to promote
debate about New Zealand's national identity and, in particular, about
New Zealand's flag. We believe that the time has come for New Zealanders
to choose a flag which represents New Zealanders as we see ourselves today
- to respect and reflect our history as a nation, to represent us to others
as we would we would like them to see us and, importantly, to carry us
forward with our hopes and aspirations for New Zealand's future.
Paul Whelan, Opera Singer
Being from New Zealand is a badge that brings a lot of admiration around the world. We are increasingly known not just for the beauty and culture, but also for our independent political position. The current flag implies that we are an extension of the UK and Australia, and despite our strong and continuing connections with those countries; it is time for a flag that reflects how we stand now. There are some great ideas and designs on this site, each one an improvement - I particularly like Jeffy James' new "Southern Cross" design. It's time for a flag that embodies the surge of pride we all feel for our country, and should feel when we see the flag.
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It's time to change our flag
This site is intended to stimulate debate about the New Zealand Flag. We
want all New Zealanders to ask whether the current flag represents our country
as we see ourselves today? Can we improve it? Does it portray the image
we want to give of New Zealand internationally? Most importantly, does it
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