Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand Flag’

St Bernard’s boys have little enthusiasm for changing our flag

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

If John Key wanted an example of how difficult it is to get Kiwis enthusiastic about the flag debate, he could have a chat with the boys at St Bernard’s College. The Lower Hutt school provided five intelligent and articulate senior boys aware of the push for a new flag. It is a topic they Read more

Maori Church leaders back current national flag with rousing haka

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Maori Anglican Church leaders launched into a “spontaneous” and “thunderous” haka after voting to support the current New Zealand flag. About 160 people met at the church’s synod in Wellington this month, where the possibility of changing the flag was raised and discussed. The church unanimously voted to support keeping the current flag, arguing it Read more