New Zealand flag - updates

Rappler's latest stories on New Zealand flag


New Zealand rejects flag change, stays with Union Jack

Mar 24, 2016 - 5:52 PM

The results are preliminary but the size of the margin means they are unlikely to change when the final tally is released next Wednesday

NEW ZEALAND'S FLAG. Handout photo by New Zealand Government/EPA

New Zealand flag vote - 'beach towel vs colonial relic'

Mar 03, 2016 - 7:44 AM

UPDATED New Zealanders begin voting on whether to adopt a new flag

NEW AND OLD. A frame grab from a New Zealand government video shows the proposed Silver Fern flag and the existing Union Jack flag. Image courtesy New Zealand government

LOOK: Which one will be New Zealand's next flag?

Aug 11, 2015 - 9:10 AM

The government appointed panel overseeing the project releases its longlist of designs chosen from more than 10 000 public submissions

New Zealanders to vote on changing Union Jack-style flag

Oct 29, 2014 - 3:11 PM

Prime Minister John Key says it s time for the former British colony to adopt a flag that is more recognizably Kiwi after more than a century under the existing banner

OLD AND NEW. New Zealand will hold a binding referendum in 2016 on changing the national flag, with Prime Minister John Key hoping to drop the current design featuring Britain's Union Jack (right) in favor of a silver fern. NZ flag photo by Marty Melville, AFP; silver fern image from Wikipedia.