House Goes Into Urgency For Flag Bill

Published: Wed 23 Sep 2015 04:51 PM
The House has gone into Urgency to pass through all stages the NZ Flags Referendum Bill to allow the Red Peak flag into the upcoming referendum.
Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said many people were of the view the ‘Red Peak’ flag should be included in the first referendum on the New Zealand Flag
It would be necessary to pass the bill through all stages today in order for it to be included with the four already allowed in law.
The Urgency motion was agreed by 109 to 12 with NZ First opposed.
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