New Zealand actually has two national anthems. One of them is God save the Queen, the same anthem as the United Kingdom. Their second anthem is God defent New Zealand. That's the one we're going to listen to.
The lyrics, originaly a poem was writen in 1876 but it wasn't til 1970 that it was named the second national anthem. The lyrics is a combination of Maori and English
Here is the lyrics:
|Māori verse: "Aotearoa"||English translation (Karetu)|