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New Zealand - Maroon ensign at Wellington War Memorial

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[ Maroon ensign ] image by António Martins, 25 March 2000
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In the War Memorial (Wellington), near the old museum site, I saw, among other flags, what I can only describe as a maroon ensign. It was identical to the NZ national flag, only every part that would normally be blue (both the fly and in the Union Jack), was a deep reddish purple.
James Dignan, 26 June 1998

I'd say it is a regular NZ flag left exposed to sunlight for too long -- but, hey, it looks nice!
António Martins, 2 July 1998