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FROM THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, Colonial Secretary's Office. Sept. 9, 1835. NEW ZEALAND. THE Lieutenant Governor directs it to be no- tified for general information, that a despatch has recently been received from The Right Ho- norable the Secretary of State for the Colonies, conveying the King's approval of an arrangement made by the Government of New South Wales of acceding to the wishes of the Chiefs of New Zea- land to adopt a National Flag in their collective capacity, and also of the Registers of vessels built in that Country, granted by the Chiefs, and certi- fied by the British Resident being considered as valid instruments, and respected as such in the intercourse which those vessels may hold with the British possessions. The following is a description of the Flag which has been adopted, A Red St. George's Cross on a white ground.   In the first quarter a Red St. George's Cross on a blue ground, pierced with four white stars. By his Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU

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