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Hundertwasser flag

Hundertwasser flag

Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser designed a new flag for New Zealand in 1983. He suggested it could be a secondary flag, rather than a replacement for the current flag. Versions of this flag were suggested to the Flag Consideration Panel in 2015 but were removed from its long list of possible alternative flags for copyright reasons.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Flags - Changing the flag', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2016