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.
Peta Mathias, Television Presenter, Colourful Queen of Food
I think it's high time our NZ flag changed. I like the stars but feel the Union jack has to go as it bears no relevance to modern New Zealand. A flag is like a dress or a national dish - it reflects the personality and history of that country. It tells a story about us to the rest of the world. Just as one of the best ways to access another culture is through its food, a flag should give others an instant visual message. Lloyd's fern is a good idea, maybe too stylized for me but a good start. All NZers are desperately proud of their country and they should have a flag that reflects that pride.
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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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