New Zealanders propose outlandish new national flag designs


When New Zealand announced it would choose its new national flag by referendum, it received a flood of design suggestions – more than 10,000 of them. Authorities have reduced the shortlist to just 40, from which citizens will vote for one. Some of the rejects, however, have gained fame online – some for their creativity, others for their plain weirdness. Here are a few of the best: