Kōrero: Coat of arms

New Zealand seal: the 1852 seal (2 o 2)

New Zealand seal: the 1852 seal

The seal introduced in 1852 was designed by Benjamin Wyon and was in use until 1881. It features a churchman on the left and a Māori chief on the right, separated by a cross and scales, representing justice. Above them is the British coat of arms.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Stephen Levine, 'Coat of arms - The seal of New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/35071/new-zealand-seal-the-1852-seal (accessed 24 June 2021)

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