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House Rises Interrupting Flag Debate

The House rose at 10pm interrupting the committee stage debate of the New Zealand Flag Referendums Amendment Bill.

Earlier the bill completed its second reading by 109 to 12 with NZ First opposed.

The bill will allow a fifth alternative New Zealand flag to be considered in the upcoming referendum with the intent to allow the Red Peak flag to be entered.

The House will resume the debate tomorrow at 9am.

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