Story: Coat of arms

Revising the coat of arms: another version (3rd of 3)

Revising the coat of arms: another version

This version of the coat of arms is close to the one that was eventually adopted in 1956. The words ‘New Zealand’ have replaced the word ‘Onward’ on the scroll at the foot of the shield.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAAC W5084 7536 Box 216 CON/3/3/2

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How to cite this page:

Stephen Levine, 'Coat of arms - A new coat of arms, 1956', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/35067/revising-the-coat-of-arms-another-version (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012