Story: National anthems

Anthem in sign language

New Zealand Sign Language is one of the country's official languages. In 2011 Deaf Aotearoa, the national organisation for the deaf community, produced a DVD with performances of 'God defend New Zealand' in English, Māori and sign language.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National anthems - New Zealand’s anthems', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012