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Services › Other Services › Flag Hire Service

Visits and Ceremonial office hire flags of most countries of the world for indoor or outdoor events such a s conference, functions and parades in New Zealand.

Flags are subject to availability.

Flag Hire Application Form

Please complete the application below and email to flags@dia.govt.nz.

Flag Types and Sizes

Outdoor flag

2 1/2 yards long (2.3m x 1.15m)

Indoor flag

2 yards long (1.8m x 0.9m)

Cost

$40.00 per flag.
Visits and Ceremonial Office does not hire poles and bases.

Delivery and Return

Wellington area

Collections from (and all returns to):


Visits and Ceremonial Office
Department of Internal Affairs
Level 18, Bowen House
1 Bowen Street
Wellington

Outside Wellington area

We will courier flags in New Zealand.


Flags that are hired must not be taken overseas.

Conditions of Hire

  • The person who will be responsible for the flag(s) during the hire period must complete and sign an application form.
  • The hire fee must be paid in full before the flags are hired out. In exceptional circumstances, arrangements for invoicing may be made.
  • Flags must be returned to us promptly once the hire period has elapsed, or incur further charges at the rate outlined in the price schedule.
  • All courier charges are payable by the hirer. We do not deliver or collect any flags, except in exceptional circumstances. This remains at all times the hirer's responsibility.
  • Loss of or damage to hired flags will be charged to the hirer.
  • There are further terms and conditions on the flag hire form, which the hirer must agree to before the application can proceed.

Contact Us

Email:
flags@dia.govt.nz

Visits and Ceremonial Office
Department of Internal Affairs
PO Box 805, Wellington

Phone: +64 4 817 8910

More Information

For information about the New Zealand flag (flying the flag, flag care, flag protocol) visit the
Ministry for Culture and Heritage website.


*Forms in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. You need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. You can download a free version from the Adobe site. Hard copies are available from the Visits and Ceremonial Office.