Story: Coat of arms

Royal coat of arms in the New Zealand Gazette

Royal coat of arms in the New Zealand Gazette

Despite the fact that a New Zealand coat of arms was formally adopted in 1911, the royal coat of arms continued to be commonly used in New Zealand for the next 35 years. Here it appears on the masthead of the New Zealand Gazette in December 1946.

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Reference: New Zealand Gazette (1846): 1951

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Stephen Levine, 'Coat of arms - British and 1911 coats of arms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012