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Flag It! the publication documenting the New Zealand flag debate is now available!

In this years election the first of a two-part referendum was held to determine whether or not a new design was needed. In the case of an affirmative designs may be submitted by the public for consideration.  165 more words

New Zealand

In Europe

While in Brussels we took a quick walk around the European quarter. It’s hard to imagine Europe without the EU these days.

‘United in Diversity’


Lewisville family flies traditional Islamic flag, threatened to have house burned down

A Muslim family in Lewisville, a town 25 miles north of Dallas, was threatened by a local man for having a traditional Islamic flag, calling for people to burn the house down. 311 more words


Ruling on standing for the national anthem or flag

All praise and adoration is due to Allah, I praise Him, seek His assistance and His forgiveness. I then seek refuge with Allah from the evils of our souls and from the mischief of our deeds; whomsoever Allah guides no one can mislead him and whomsoever He misleads no one can guide him. 1,339 more words

Fataawa (Scholarly Verdicts)

A flag that screams New Zealand

In a speech today John Key promoted the need to explore the possibility of having a new flag.

“When people say they want to keep the flag, it’s not our first flag, it’s New Zealand’s third flag.

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