Story: Coat of arms

Civic coats of arms

New Zealand's cities had civic emblems which included some of the elements found in the national coat of arms. These four coats of arms represent Auckland (1), Wellington (2), Christchurch (3) and Dunedin (4), the country's four main centres.

Coats of arms courtesy of Auckland City; Wellington City Council; Christchurch City Council; Dunedin City Council.

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Stephen Levine, 'Coat of arms - British and 1911 coats of arms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/35062/civic-coats-of-arms (accessed 21 July 2019)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012