Kōrero: Northland region

A national flag

A national flag

This New Zealand national flag was chosen in 1834 by northern Māori chiefs. The following year they signed a Declaration of Independence of the United Tribes of New Zealand that was acknowledged by the British Crown.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James Laurenson Collection
Reference: MS-Papers-0009-09-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - First Māori–European encounters', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8968/a-national-flag (accessed 16 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015