New Zealanders may ditch the Union Jack for a fern

The design, which won a New Zealand postal ballot for a new flag to replace the Union Jack, features a sliver fern and red stars on a black and blue background. In a national vote in March, New Zealanders will decide whether to ditch the British flag, a symbolic moment for New Zealand. The fern has become a national symbol and is worn by many sports teams.

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