Story: Coat of arms

The governor-general’s flag

The governor-general’s flag

Phillip O’Shea, the New Zealand herald of arms (left), and Sir Anand Satyanand, governor-general of New Zealand from 2006 to 2011, display the latest version of the governor-general’s flag, which includes the vice-regal coat of arms. While the shield and crown are identical to those on the New Zealand coat of arms, the governor-general’s coat of arms does not include the European and Māori figures, the scroll or the fern leaves that appear on the New Zealand coat of arms.

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Photograph by Tim Hales

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Stephen Levine, 'Coat of arms - Coat of arms overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35053/the-governor-generals-flag (accessed 23 October 2017)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012