This version of the coat of arms is close to the one that was eventually adopted in 1956. The words ‘New Zealand’ have replaced the word ‘Onward’ on the scroll at the foot of the shield.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAAC W5084 7536 Box 216 CON/3/3/2
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