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Post by marjamlew » November 25, 2015, 11:31 am

tataw wrote:The final decision will be between the one that is preferred from the 5 choices (which are all naff in my opinion) and the existing flag which the people will vote on. As maaka states a waste of money, but I believe the PM wants a changed flag as his legacy

A recent poll states that over 66% of NZer's prefer to keep the old flag.

If people are concerned about the OZ and NZ flags being similar then why isn't Aussie voting on a changed flag?
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Post by noosard » November 25, 2015, 11:33 am

Just like the america's cup
Have a race between the challengers
Winner of challengers races the incumbent

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Post by GT93 » November 25, 2015, 12:09 pm

Yes, but sadly there's no Bondy leading the challenge. :( Key hasn't put all his coins in the game and doesn't have the charisma to drive the change.

I read a while ago that Tory voters are keener on a change in flags than Labour supporters as the issue seems to have become a bit politicized. None of the proposed new flags get me going but I want a change. I think the red peak one is crap.

Key seems to have been hoping for a distinctive flag that could be used to help market NZ exports in Asia. The current one doesn't distinctively say "New Zealand".

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Post by noosard » November 25, 2015, 12:18 pm

Chucking a long nosed chicken on the flag would identify exports from NZ

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Post by GT93 » November 25, 2015, 12:52 pm

You should have been on the committee picking the best alternative flags noosard. A long nosed chicken alternative would have got the public stirred up. That seems more interesting than a Kiwi.

Personally I prefer Warnie or Crocodile Dundee on a new Aussie flag rather than a Kangaroo. My next choice would be some cricket wickets next to a couple of dozen empty cans of VB. :D

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Post by tataw » November 25, 2015, 1:34 pm

Is the proposed Aussie flag meant to signify Qantas flying off into the sunset? :roll:

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Post by maaka » November 25, 2015, 2:35 pm

nahhhh, thats the color of its arse when viewed end on

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Post by tataw » November 25, 2015, 3:28 pm

I hope they know a good proctologist because that black thing looks awfully painful up one's arse..........

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Post by GT93 » November 25, 2015, 3:30 pm

I think it might get as hot in this thread as a January afternoon in Perth ...

I would have liked the koru flag (the unfurling fern) if it had been a nice green rather than black. For those not potentially represented by a long nosed chicken that's the one papafarang called funky. Probably too much of a change though.

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Post by papafarang » November 26, 2015, 9:40 am

long nosed chicken :lol: , and your right a green fern would look good
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Post by tataw » November 26, 2015, 10:46 am

Quite a contentious issue and the possibility to become quite divisive.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politic ... ote-online

Personally I would of liked a while/green/blue striped flag with a Maori motif (not the koru!)

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Post by tataw » November 26, 2015, 10:57 am

The other side of the coin.........

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news ... d=11551626

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Post by noosard » November 26, 2015, 6:29 pm

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Combination of these 2

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Post by tataw » November 26, 2015, 6:34 pm

Nice one Noosard, at least it would be different from all other conventional flags.

How do you explain a long-nosed chicken that cannot fly being in the clouds :roll:

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Post by noosard » November 26, 2015, 8:08 pm

Long nose chicken only under the long lost cloud

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Post by GT93 » November 26, 2015, 11:35 pm

And an empty bottle of Steinlager under the long nosed chicken please. Traditionalists might also want it wearing a 1950 s style pair of rugby boots. We should also have a new national anthem to match the flag.

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Post by downunder » November 27, 2015, 9:28 am

We will SWAP you Tony Abbott and NEW FLAG for a Good Rugby Union Coach. Two for One Bargain. DU
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Post by tataw » November 27, 2015, 10:12 am

Don't write off Cheika. I think that the Wallabies will be a force next season.

Maybe George Burgess will decide to play Union in OZ if his transfer to the Bunnies collapses!!!

Watch out for the "Tongan Thor"........if you thought Lomu was big

Oh yeah, you can keep Abbott

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Post by tataw » November 27, 2015, 10:15 am

Boy, time to change the flag quickly (don't know if this should of been under the thread Radical Islam?)

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/7449994 ... ps-enemies

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Post by GT93 » March 3, 2016, 1:07 am

A very Aussie contribution to NZ's flag referendum:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/artic ... d=11598282

Little Britain and Littler Britain. :D

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