Friday, August 1, 2008

New Zealand against republic!

The abolition of the Monarchy and the creation of a Republic is a matter for New Zealand as a whole to decide, not for politicians to attempt to impose upon us.

The future of the New Zealand monarchy has been recently called into question by a few individuals who have attracted considerable publicity for their ill thought out republican proposals. Criticism of the monarchy has been expressed through an unprecedented press campaign and through an unwarranted intrusion into the privacy of individual members of the Royal Family.

Read the full article

The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc.


Mitzy said...
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Raifʻhār Doremítzwr said...

[Reposting under my real name]:

It should be noted that some of the information given in this article is obsolete; since the death of Malietoa Tanumafili II on the 11th day of May in 2007, the State of Samoa is now completely a parliamentary republic, not, as the article states (as part of "Fact 5") "a quasi-republican state".

As an afterthought, is anyone here aware of a movement to restore a monarchical system of government to Samoa?