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AFP, WELLINGTON

Key said McKinnon may be right, but change would not happen any time soon as support for the monarchy had increased in recent years.

“There’s been a resurgence in the desire for New Zealand to remain a constitutional monarchy, in part due to the young royals,” he said.

The prime minister said he would discuss his plan to change New Zealand’s flag, dropping Britain’s Union Jack from the corner, with the royals during their trip and felt confident they would support whatever decision the country made on the issue.

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