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image by James Dignan and António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 December 2016
Argent, on a Fess dancettee Vert, between in chief a Castle triple-towered
Sable, upon a rock proper issuant from the fess, masoned Argent, windows,
vanes and portcullis Gules, and in base a three-masted lymphad of the third
sails furled Azure, flagged of Scotland (viz.
Azure a saltire Argent), a Ram's head affrontee proper, horned Or, between
two Garbs of the last. The coat-of-arms also feature two supporters, a Scottish
highlander and a Maori warrior, and have the motto "Maiorum Institutis
The City of Dunedin does have an official flag based on the shield feature
of the City's Coat of Arms. The flag was approved and adopted by Council on
23 October 1979.
Bill Sykes, Archivist, 18 September 2001