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Dunedin (New Zealand)

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[ Flag image by James Dignan and António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 December 2016

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Description of the flag

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 Utendo".
James Dignan

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