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Encyclopedia > Monarchist League of New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II's personal flag for New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II's personal flag for New Zealand

The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc. is an organization formed in 1995 whose object is to support the retention of constitutional monarchy in New Zealand. The current Chairman of the League is Dr Noel Cox, a constitutional law expert and lecturer at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT). The current Patron of the League is Sir Peter Tapsell, a former Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996. Royal Standard of the Queen of New Zealand File links The following pages link to this file: Royal Standard Queen of New Zealand Monarchist League of New Zealand ... Royal Standard of the Queen of New Zealand File links The following pages link to this file: Royal Standard Queen of New Zealand Monarchist League of New Zealand ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A constitutional monarchy is a form of government established under a constitutional system which acknowledges a hereditary or elected monarch as head of state. ... The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s newest university, formed on 1 January 2000 when the Auckland Institute of Technology was granted university status. ... Sir Peter Wilfred Tapsell KNZM MBE (born January 21, 1930) was Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996. ... In New Zealand The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the individual who chairs the countrys legislative body, The House of Representatives (commonly known as Parliament). The Speaker fulfills a number of important functions in relation to the operation Parliament, much of which is based upon the British... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


See also: Republicanism in New Zealand Republicanism in New Zealand is the movement to change New Zealands status as a Commonwealth realm as a constitutional monarchy to that of a republic. ...


Aims And Principles

  • To bring together New Zealanders of diverse ethnic backgrounds, political affiliations, religious loyalties and varied occupations in order to promote loyalty and respect for the Sovereign of New Zealand and understanding of the Constitutional Monarchy.
  • To promote, and engage in, the study of the Monarchy, and the roles of the Crown in the New Zealand system of democratic government.
  • To foster appreciation of the value of the Monarchy amongst students and to promote its study in educational institutions.
  • To inform the New Zealand public of the contemporary and historical importance of the Monarchy for the New Zealand identity through displays, speakers, festivals, media appearances, publications, and related activities.
  • To defend royal prerogatives, to ensure that they are not further eroded, so enabling the Monarch to be truly the font of Justice and Honour, and so protect the liberty of the subject from political and bureaucratic encroachments.

See also

New Zealands Head of State is currently Queen Elizabeth II, and is given the title Queen of New Zealand. ... Monarchism is the advocacy of the establishment, preservation, or restoration of a monarchy. ... The Monarchist League is the name of a number of groups in Commonwealth Realms that are dedicated to the preservation of their countrys existing constitutional monarchy system of government. ... The Coat of Arms of the Monarchist League of Canada, granted with permission of Her Majesty in 2000. ... The Republican Movement of Aotearoa New Zealand is an organization formed in 1994 whose object is to support the creation of a republic in New Zealand. ...

External links

  • The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc Official Website of the Monarchist League
  • The Republican Movement of Aotearoa New Zealand Official Website of the Republican Movement
  • The Holden Republic A pro-New Zealand republic blog by republican Lewis Holden

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WHAT IS THE MONARCHIST LEAGUE OF NEW ZEALAND (820 words)
The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc. was founded in the belief that history and contemporary experience alike prove that Constitutional Monarchy has been, is, and will continue to be of inestimable value in establishing the stability, welfare and dignity of all countries.
The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc. is independent of any political party or group, and prejudice against any section of the community, even those who are the declared enemies of the Monarchy, has no place in its policy or programme.
To inform the New Zealand public of the contemporary and historical importance of the Monarchy for the New Zealand identity through displays, speakers, festivals, media appearances, publications, and related activities.
New Zealand Monarchy: Press Release - The Monarchist League of New Zealand Inc. (436 words)
Waitangi Day is of national importance because it is the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty between Queen Victoria and the Maori chiefs of New Zealand, a Treaty which has been called the founding document of New Zealand.
It is the day we mark the anniversary of the birth of the Queen of New Zealand, descendant of Queen Victoria, and the Sovereign of all New Zealanders, Maori and non-Maori.
Elizabeth the Second, By the Grace of God, Queen of New Zealand and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
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