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Charles' Waitangi visit highlights Kāwanatanga as partner

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 10:04 am | New Zealand Republic

"Prince Charles’ visit to Waitangi today, the first by a Royal in a quarter-century, highlights Moana Jackson’s view that it is kāwanatanga that is the Treaty partner," said Lewis Holden, campaign chair of New Zealand Republic. More >>

Royal tour won't make Prince Charles popular

Friday, 11 October 2019, 11:24 am | New Zealand Republic

"The latest Royal tour of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla won't fix the next in line for the British throne's popularity problem in New Zealand" said Lewis Holden, campaign chair of New Zealand Republic. More >>

New Zealand Republic launches Matariki holiday petition

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 10:00 am | New Zealand Republic

New Zealand Republic has launched a petition to make Matariki a public holiday, using parliament's petitions website. More >>

Majority of New Zealanders want a New Zealand head of state

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:34 am | New Zealand Republic

"The latest opinion poll results are in, and 55% of New Zealanders want a New Zealander as our next head of state, only 39% want the next British monarch. This is the third poll in the past three years showing a majority support for an independent ... More >>

Britain’s royals fail yet again to promote NZ trade

Monday, 29 April 2019, 10:37 am | New Zealand Republic

"Prince Charles is to act as a trade emissary on instruction from the British government. New Zealand needs a head of state who will represent our interests overseas without any conflicts of interest," said Lewis Holden, campaign chair of New ... More >>

Prince Charles "won't intervene", so what's the point?

Friday, 9 November 2018, 4:28 pm | New Zealand Republic

“In an interview to air tonight on the BBC, Prince Charles states that he won’t “interfere with the affairs of state” if he becomes King. This is a huge admission and confirms his earlier statement in New Zealand that he did not want to intervene ... More >>

Royal tour kicks off with falling support for the monarchy

Saturday, 27 October 2018, 5:06 pm | New Zealand Republic

"On the eve of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's Royal visit, it's clear the popularity of the young Royals isn't growing support for the monarchy amongst young New Zealanders," said Lewis Holden, campaign chair of New Zealand Republic. More >>

Royal wedding didn't dent republic support

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:14 am | New Zealand Republic

"The latest poll results show support for the next Head of State to be a New Zealander is still in the majority, 18 percentage points clear of support for the British Monarch" said NZ Republic campaign spokesman Savage. More >>

Preparing for the end of the Queen's reign

Friday, 20 April 2018, 8:39 am | New Zealand Republic

The Commonwealth heads of government are discussing and possibly deciding who will be the next symbolic head of the Commonwealth after Queen Elizabeth. More >>

Gold Coast Games provoking increased Head of State debate

Friday, 6 April 2018, 10:01 am | New Zealand Republic

"It is no surprise the Head of State debate in both Australia and NZ has increased with Charles and Camilla visiting the Games" said Savage, spokesman for NZ Republic. More >>

Commonwealth Games: majority of nations republics

Monday, 2 April 2018, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Republic

Our message for the games is simple. Becoming a republic and having our own Head of State does not require a change to Commonwealth membership. The majority of member states are already republics and six have their own Monarchy (15 have someone else's). ... More >>

A written, codified constitution for New Zealand

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 10:22 am | New Zealand Republic

The Right Honourable Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Distinguished Fellow, New Zealand Centre for Public Law, Victoria University of Wellington. This lecture arises out of research by Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Dr Andrew Butler, funded by the New Zealand Law Foundation, ... More >>

Support grows for Kiwi Head of State – latest poll

Sunday, 3 May 2015, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Republic

A new poll reveals that support for a New Zealand Head of State has overtaken support for a British Monarch, says New Zealand Republic spokesperson Dean Knight. More >>

New Zealander more popular option than British Monarch

Sunday, 3 May 2015, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Republic

New Zealander more popular option than British Monarch Good news today with our annual polling shows Kiwis are increasingly in favour of a Kiwi Head of State. More >>

Outdated Oath shows need for Kiwi Head of State

Monday, 20 October 2014, 9:49 am | New Zealand Republic

MPs are sworn in today and New Zealand Republic has written to MPs asking them to talk about why 121 New Zealanders elected by the people of New Zealand and standing in the New Zealand Parliament swear allegiance to another country's Head of State. More >>

Majority of Commonwealth countries are already republics

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:18 am | New Zealand Republic

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games are here and it's a common misbelief that a Kiwi republic would mean that New Zealand would have to leave the Commonwealth. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. More >>

Royal visit no king hit

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:06 am | New Zealand Republic

Support for a Kiwi Head of State is still high after April's royal tour. More >>

Republic campaigners still positive after royal visit

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:22 am | New Zealand Republic

"Campaigners for a New Zealand Head of State are still feeling positive after ten days of royal events" says NZ Republic Chair, Savage. "Our polling before the visit showed increased support for a kiwi head of state. We have a long ... More >>

New Zealand, Keep your eye on those plunket babies!

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 9:36 am | New Zealand Republic

The chair of NZ republic is calling for New Zealanders to "note the names of the ten plunket babies chosen to be part of today's royal event. One of them may grow up and one day be New Zealand's head of state". More >>

Latest Poll: Support for NZ head of state is up

Monday, 7 April 2014, 9:54 am | New Zealand Republic

The poll, by Curia Market Research, was commissioned by New Zealand Republic. It shows support for a New Zealand Head of State has risen to 44%. Support from people aged 18-30 is at now at 66%. Support for using the next British Monarch as our next ... More >>





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