Sunday 11 Aug 2013 9:22 a.m.
The designer of a flag which includes the Silver Fern, Southern Cross, and Union Jack colours wants new debate over our nation's flag.
The call comes after the Prime Minister admitted he would like to see the flag changed to one with a Silver Fern on it.
Silver Fern Flag campaigner Kyle Lockwood says while there are people out there who prefer the Union Jack style flag, he thinks it is time it was updated.
"I think the flag that I designed takes elements from the present flag, and also elements from the silver fern flag," he says. "It combines it quite well."
But John Key says it's not a current priority for the Government, and would need a nationwide referendum.
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