New Zealand’s National Day – Waitangi Day

The Woolshed Wargamer

Today is our National Day, a day that has little meaning for most people here because for so long it has been a focus for protest and division.  Still, as Fred Dagg (one of New Zealand’s most famous statesmen and philosophers) said “We don’t know how lucky we are”.

And some of my favourite NZ Music.

Patea Maori Club – Poi E (1984)

Made in New Zealand – catchy tune by some kids.

And what many consider to be our unofficial National Anthem. Written by a homesick soldier serving the in the Maori Contingent in World War One.  This is a rendition by St Joseph’s Maori Girl College.

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2 Responses to New Zealand’s National Day – Waitangi Day

  1. Kismet says:

    I don’t see any division. Having a multi-cultural multi-racial society can be tough some times.

  2. BuntyMcC says:

    You probably DO know how lucky you are, as do I, where I live. And now I know when your Narional Day is.

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