Story: Ngā haki – Māori and flags

Red ensigns flying at Rotorua

Red ensigns flying at Rotorua

A number of flags, the majority being red ensigns with the names of Te Arawa hapū on them, fly at Arawa Park, Rotorua, in 1920 at a reception for the Prince of Wales. The Union Jack flies at bottom left, while the United Tribes' flag is atop the flagpole.

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Malcolm Mullholland, 'Ngā haki – Māori and flags - Loyalists and flags', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 June 2022)

Story by Malcolm Mullholland, published 20 Jun 2012