The Panel: Former PM John Key would now bypass flag referendum

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Sat, 22 Jun 2019, 3:42PM

The Panel: Former PM John Key would now bypass flag referendum

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 22 Jun 2019, 3:42PM

Sir John Key would not hold a flag referendum if he could have his time as Prime Minister again.

Instead, the country's former leader would simply change New Zealand's national flag and let the public love it or lump it.

"I think it's one of those things that all hell would have broken loose for a couple of months, then we would have worn it, gotten used to it and been proud of it," he told 66 Magazine's latest edition.

TVNZ Breakfast Host Hayley Holt joined The Panel on The Weekend Collective to discuss this, along with the other big issues making news over the past week.

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