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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Designing a new New Zealand flag

John Key, our Prime Minister, has been pushing the idea of a new flag since he came into government, and has ramped the debate up this year.

My class and I were studying Waitangi Day, and I thought the idea of designing a new national flag fitted in well with learning about our national day. 

The brief was to think of things that were "New Zealand" or "kiwi" and to make it simple enough for other school children to be able to draw the flag by hand.

So these flags are the children's ideas in my class:

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