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Majority now support a Kiwi Head of State

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 6:11 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

Media release: Poll indicates majority now support a Kiwi Head of State The results of a Curia poll on the future of New Zealand's head of State shows a majority of New Zealanders now favour change. More >>

New leader for head of state campaign - Republician Movement

Monday, 24 February 2014, 11:14 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

The campaign for a New Zealander as our head of state has a new leader. Savage, a writer and painter from West Auckland will be the campaign's new leader. Savage, who has only one name, was a founding member of the Republic campaign and has been ... More >>

Helen Clark is right- it's time NZ had its own head of State

Friday, 1 November 2013, 9:07 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark's comments today that it is "quaint" that New Zealand does not have a head of State of its own are being welcomed by the campaign for a New Zealander to be our head of State. More >>

Royal Succession Bill keeps discrimination

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 4:54 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"Today's debate on the Royal succession highlights everything that's wrong with having the British monarch as New Zealand's head of State" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Royal Succession Bill is too little too late

Monday, 18 February 2013, 6:23 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"The Royal Succession Bill is too little too late - it doesn't end discrimination against New Zealand babies from being our head of State, nor does it remove one of the worst aspects of the British monarchy's discrimination against Catholics" ... More >>

Prince Charles publicity tour cost $200,000 per day

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"Figures released to the Republican Movement show the cost to our air force of transporting Prince Charles during his recent publicity tour was $425,000" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Poll shows Charles failed to impress New Zealanders

Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 11:05 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

"The latest poll of voters shows New Zealanders were unmoved by the Prince Charles' publicity tour. His support did not rise above 51% and the number of voters who want a New Zealander as the next head of State has increased to 41%" said Lewis Holden, ... More >>

Labour Party republic remit narrowly defeated

Sunday, 18 November 2012, 5:51 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"We are glad to see that development of a clear party policy on a New Zealand head of State is now firmly on Labour's agenda" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Time for Change campaign kicks off

Sunday, 11 November 2012, 9:02 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

MEDIA RELEASE 10 November 2012 "Under the banner timeforchange.co.nz campaigners for a New Zealand head of State are taking to the streets while Prince Charles is in Aotearoa to discuss the issue" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican ... More >>

Republican Movement to kick-off Time for Change campaign

Saturday, 10 November 2012, 10:53 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

With Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arriving in New Zealand for a publicity tour tonight, the Republican Movement will kick-off its 'Time for Change' campaign tonight. "Our campaign will be about raising the issue of New Zealand's head ... More >>

Billboards Not Bombs

Monday, 29 October 2012, 9:10 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

The Republican Movement will be using billboards not flour bombs to campaign for an elected head of State during Prince Charles tour next month. "We will be out and about with a poster and billboard campaign promoting an independent, elected ... More >>

Prince Charles tour highlights lack of Kiwi connection

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 9:38 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

"The itinerary for the tour of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla is a publicity tour for a foreign dignitary" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Union Jack ban for Charles sign of desperation

Monday, 1 October 2012, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"Attempts to ban the use of Union Jacks during Prince Charles tour of Aotearoa shows the British monarchy's desperation to not be seen as an irrelevant, foreign institution" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Queen's Counsel restoration pointless, meaningless

Wednesday, 26 September 2012, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"With the opposition promising to restore the title Senior Counsel for lawyers if re-elected, the restoration of the Queen's Counsel title is pointless, meaningless and regressive" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Royal succession changes leave New Zealand with no choice

Monday, 10 September 2012, 9:39 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

Royal succession changes leave New Zealand with no choice "The New Zealand parliament's website has let slip that the UK will introduce legislation to change the succession rules by the end of the year" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. ... More >>

Future-focus good start for Constitutional Advisory Panel

Monday, 18 June 2012, 10:30 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

"The Constitutional Advisory Panel's engagement document is a good start at creating public discussion about where we are headed as a country. Its focus on the big questions - such as how our values are reflected in our constitution and where ... More >>

Support For King Charles Declining

Saturday, 21 April 2012, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"A poll commissioned by the Republican Movement and published today has found that support for Charles to become King is declining, especially amongst women" said Lewis Holden, chair of the Republican Movement. More >>

Republic newsletter February 2012

Monday, 5 March 2012, 10:37 am | New Zealand Republican Movement

Republic newsletter February 2012 In this edition: • Looking to the future • Draft policy statement asks: where are we headed? • Jamaica republic in 2012 • UMR Mood of the Nation • Labour group on Facebook • Lloyd Morrison, 1957 - 2012, ... More >>

Waitangi Day time to ask: where is New Zealand headed?

Saturday, 4 February 2012, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

"This Waitangi Day is an important time to start thinking about where New Zealand is headed as a nation - not just where we've been" said Republican Movement chair Lewis Holden. More >>

Succession changes should be part of constitutional review

Saturday, 29 October 2011, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Republican Movement

Succession changes should be part of constitutional review MEDIA RELEASE 29 October 2011 The Republican Movement calls on the government to include changes to the monarchy's succession rules in the constitutional review. New Zealanders have the right to decide ... More >>

 

 

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