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Aaron Kearney
Aaron Kearney
27 Jun 2017 - 09.17am
Well done ETNZ! I'm sure everyone in that video would be proud of their success today!
Deane Sutherland
Deane Sutherland
12 Jun 2014 - 03.10pm
I read a comment, further down, by a Malcolm Richards; whom stated that the music video mostly featured dead people Ha ha ha - well not all mate - I sang a vocal line on this very track with my fellow band member (i.e. And our Pride is in the Race) second line within the second verse; that is my band 'Satellite Spies' - it was a lot of fun - and we're still alive and kicking - my apologies Malcolm for not being dead................Lol :)
Kirsty Lang
Kirsty Lang
11 Mar 2014 - 04.23am
wonderful song to feel patriotic when i live in France. Kia ora
Rex
Rex
23 Sep 2013 - 12.31am
This song pops into my head so often, such a wonderful era. Brilliant.
LisaJ
LisaJ
19 Sep 2013 - 10.47pm
I first got into sailing with this song, lots of tears, esp as so far from home. Am beside myself for tonight's race. Go us!! So proud.
John Harrison
John Harrison
19 Sep 2013 - 01.33pm
After 36 Years from home this brings a tear to my eye... Just Fabulous!
Bonita Masters Betts
Bonita Masters Betts
19 Sep 2013 - 10.53am
first time i have heard this love it makes me home sick
Vicki Glynn
Vicki Glynn
19 Sep 2013 - 10.13am
Hope I still find this spirit when I come home next month after 20 years away! So many happy memories encapsulated in this video - and lots of old friends,,
Patricia Ryder, U2-22 Donald P.Pt Q.4216
Patricia Ryder, U2-22 Donald P.Pt Q.4216
19 Sep 2013 - 09.39am
My fav song with new words, very special, so as are the mariners over there striving and hopefully about to win, against the U.S.A. Hoke Mai, everything is Kopi, hold your breaths boys, you will surely win. Tricia Ryder, Paradise Point, half a Kiwi!!
Addie
Addie
16 Sep 2013 - 04.01pm
Absolutely think should be on every night!!!!!
Doug Lambert
Doug Lambert
13 Sep 2013 - 08.17pm
Brings back a lot of good memories from a wonderful cohesive era here in Aotearoa. This ranks very highly amongst many memorable NZ musical icons.
Edmund
Edmund
13 Sep 2013 - 08.06pm
Come Monday, this might be "Top of the Pops" again and the America's Cup will be NZ's Cup. Deja vu, Yeah!
Stacey
Stacey
13 Sep 2013 - 07.42pm
Can anyone name all of the main singing celebrities?
Malcolm Richards
Malcolm Richards
13 Sep 2013 - 03.40pm
lot of dead people in this
Emily Holden
Emily Holden
3 Aug 2013 - 02.21pm
Hey I remember this song I'd forgotten. And Precious Mckenzie, I was in the news paper in a photograph with him in Featherston when I was just a baby. About 2 years old. dressed like a little eskimo, lol. I used to luv this song!
Robyn Gallagher
18 May 2013 - 12.44am
POP FACT: The video was filmed in front of the wharenui at Auckland Museum. The location was chosen as it was an indoor wharenui, which was better suited to the technical demands of a music video shoot.
Robyn Gallagher
18 May 2013 - 12.42am
Prior to this, the big celebrity singalongs had been done for charity - Band Aid and USA for Africa fighting famine; United Artists Against Apartheid vowing to boycott South Africa's Sun City resort. Then along comes the New Zealand version and it's not a charity single; it's essentially propaganda to get the country interested in a professional sport. Far out.
Rhys McCullough
Rhys McCullough
17 May 2013 - 03.22pm
Bloody ludicrous when you think about it now. Trying to get the country behind a rich mans sport that realistically had no appeal to the common sheep shearer or freezer worker.
djhofmans
djhofmans
16 May 2013 - 10.05am
That is realy bringing back memory's of the good old time's less bickering and working together as an team..
Elizabeth Ryan
Elizabeth Ryan
16 May 2013 - 04.20am
Awesome!!! I remember it well :)
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