New Zealand flag gets unexpected change in Zimbabwe

The New Zealand flag referendum may have stuck with the status quo, but that memo clearly didn’t get through to the broadcaster in Zimbabwe.

Supersport Cricket graphic
Supersport Cricket graphic Source: SKY

The sport broadcasters, who are producing the Zimbabwe and Black Caps Test series, opened with a graphic of the proposed new flag that eventually lost this year’s referendum.

The old flag, with the British ensign, beat the silver fern contender with 56% of the vote in March’s referendum.