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.
Lindsey Dawson, Author and Journalist
The union jack on our flag indicates a country clinging to old England. It's time, now, for our own iconic symbols. Canadians fought bitterly over their flag change 40 years ago, but now they love their maple leaf to bits. Our flag looks like it flies over some junior outpost of empire from a musty old school atlas. Where's our pride? Where's our independence? Let's find a new image. Soon.
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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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