Is the New Zealand flag going to change?

June 17, 2020 Off By idswater

Is the New Zealand flag going to change?

Currently, New Zealand is debating whether to change its flag, with a final referendum to be held in March where the current design is pitted against the favoured alternative featuring the Silver Fern.

How many people want to change the Australian flag?

Photograph: Western Sydney University Thousands of Australians have backed changing the national flag, with a design dubbed the Southern Horizon gaining the most support in a survey. More than 8,000 people responded to the Western Sydney University poll that put forward six alternative designs, with 64% expressing a desire to change the flag.

When did the debate about the New Zealand flag start?

Debate on keeping or changing the New Zealand Flag started before May 1973, when a remit for “New Zealand to be declared a republic, change the national flag, and the national anthem” was voted down by the Labour Party at their national conference.

Why was the New Zealand flag taken off the bridge?

The NZ Flag.com Trust cited public apathy to change as the main reason for withdrawing the petition. In 2012, the NZ Transport Agency flew the Tino Rangatiratanga flag alongside the New Zealand flag on the Auckland Harbour Bridge on Waitangi Day.

Currently, New Zealand is debating whether to change its flag, with a final referendum to be held in March where the current design is pitted against the favoured alternative featuring the Silver Fern.

Photograph: Western Sydney University Thousands of Australians have backed changing the national flag, with a design dubbed the Southern Horizon gaining the most support in a survey. More than 8,000 people responded to the Western Sydney University poll that put forward six alternative designs, with 64% expressing a desire to change the flag.

Debate on keeping or changing the New Zealand Flag started before May 1973, when a remit for “New Zealand to be declared a republic, change the national flag, and the national anthem” was voted down by the Labour Party at their national conference.

Why does New Zealand have a Union Flag?

In the top left corner is the Union Flag, a legacy of New Zealand’s identity as a British protectorate. That was problem number one: New Zealand has been fully independent since 1947 and for many people, including the prime minister, the Union Flag is a constant unwelcome reminder of the colonial era.