Today the Flag Consideration Panel announced the shortlist of the flag designs consisting of four, which eligible voters will rank in the first binding postal referendum later this year. Twitter responses on the matter range from ambivalent, to angry and some of them are, from our view, quite funny. The somewhat heated responses reminds us of other flag designs and national symbols which people loathed to begin with before they became beloved national icons. We take a look at a few examples after sharing some of our favourite tweets on the shortlisted designs.
Turbulent Tweeters and the fickle fallibility of the national memory: the NZ flag saga continues
Cannes 2014: Promo & Activation shortlist includes eight Kiwi entries
Creative submissions from DDB, Whybin\TBWA\Dan, Colenso BBDO, FCB and Saatchi & Saatchi have been shortlisted in the Promo and Activations category, and this sees the Kiwi contingent up for eigh Lions in total.