Kōrero: Coat of arms

Royal approval for revised coat of arms

In 1956 the New Zealand government agreed to revise the 1911 coat of arms. Queen Elizabeth II approved the changes and initialled both the letter sent to her by New Zealand Prime Minister Sidney Holland and the new version of the coat of arms.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: IA9/35 a-b

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Stephen Levine, 'Coat of arms - A new coat of arms, 1956', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/35063/royal-approval-for-revised-coat-of-arms (accessed 9 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Stephen Levine, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012