Stuff.co.nz asked a reader to tell us what they would do if they were the Prime Minister of New Zealand. Here's Peter Sefton's plan:
1. Re-name New Zealand "Aotearoa". It would put us immediately ahead of Australia in every international listing and recognise our unique cultural heritage.
2. Have a nationwide competition for a new national flag design to be instituted without delay. It would be the only official New Zealand flag allowed to be flown.
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