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.
Ruth Pretty, Chef, Caterer, Food Writer
New Zealanders are very busy at the moment trying to define a New Zealander. It still seems to be a difficult term to define. To reach a conclusive definition we need to work out what a New Zealander isn't.
A New Zealander isn't an extension of a person living in Britain. A really good place to start working out what a New Zealander really is, is to begin with a brand that encompasses New Zealand. A national flag should be that brand. Therefore, it is time we changed our flag to reflect our society and its place internationally.
I like the silver fern. It relates New Zealanders to the land. A new flag should definitely be a topic for a referendum.
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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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