Are these the craziest designs for a new flag?

We take a look at some of the eye-catching designs for a new flag, all of which it is fair to say will struggle to make the cut.

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'Fire the Lazar!: The laser beam projects a powerful image of New Zealand. I believe my design is so powerful it does not need to be discussed.' Source: Supplied

'Flat white with saucer: A simple and distinct symbol of our national identity. On a saucer.' Source: Supplied

'Eggsplosion: Because New Zealanders like eggs and explosions are cool.' Source: Supplied

'Bicycle of NZ: I believe it accurately represents the NZ people as hard working people from today on into the future... swag.' Source: Supplied

'Sheep and Hokey Pokey: This design represents all of NZ because we have lots of sheep and love hokey pokey ice cream. I even included the blue and red to keep all of you naysayers happy. Kiwi as bro.' Source: Supplied

'Rainbow Whale: To be inclusive, the whale is spraying a rainbow of diversity.' Source: Supplied

'Potato Man: It stands for New Zealand Fish and Chips.' Source: Supplied

'Kiwosuum: It's not a kiwi. It's not a possum. IT'S A KIWOSSUM. The unity of New Zealand's two national animals, the kiwi and the possum.' Source: Supplied

'Phar Lap: A tribute to iconic New Zealand-born racehorse Phar Lap, who heroically won the Melbourne Cup in 1930 despite his heart being in Canberra and his skeleton in Te Papa.' Source: Supplied

'Inclusivity: Highlights the inclusive nature of New Zealand.' Source: Supplied

'Singlet: Stands for brotherhood and the true Kiwi spirit, captures the essence of good ole NZ' Source: Supplied

'Te Pepe: That feel when our eyes gaze upon the flightless and majestic rare-Kiwi bird is a classic icon of NZ's deep relationship with our ancestors, their spirit, land and culture.' Source: Supplied

'Tiakarete Ngohi (Chocolate Fish): In New Zealand, fish are made out of marshmallow and covered in chocolate to symbolise the reward for a job well done.' Source: Supplied

'Aotearoa- blow on the pie: The cloud is blowing on a pie, which everyone knows, is something we all should do, regardless of race or creed.' Source: Supplied

'Fush & Chups: It's our British heritage, filling our hearts with pride and our tummy's with Kai.' Source: Supplied

'A great big melting pot: So sang popular NZ singing group 'When the Cats Away' back in 1988.' Source: Supplied

'Flag of New Zealand: Since chips are our national dish, I think it is appropriate to have that on our flags.' Source: Supplied