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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Tokelau.
Who wrote the Tokelauan national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Tokelau officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Tokelau is "Te Atua" which means in English "For the Almighty".
The music to Tokelau's anthem was written by Falani KALOLO.
The lyrics writer of "Te Atua" is unknown.
Adopted 2008; In Preparation For Eventual Self Governance, Tokelau Held A National Contest To Choose An Anthem; As A Territory Of New Zealand, "God Defend New Zealand" And "God Save The Queen" Are Official.
 
 
Listen to Tokelau national anthem on Youtube
 
Tokelauan anthem lyrics (Official English)
God Save The Queen
God save our gracious Queen
Long live our noble Queen
God save the Queen
Send her victorious
Happy and glorious
Long to reign over us
God save the Queen
 
O Lord our God arise
Scatter her enemies
And make them fall
Confound their politics
Frustrate their knavish tricks
On Thee our hopes we fix
God save us all
 
Thy choicest gifts in store
On her be pleased to pour
Long may she reign
May she defend our laws
And ever give us cause
To sing with heart and voice
God save the Queen
 
Not in this land alone
But be God's mercies known
From shore to shore
Lord make the nations see
That men should brothers be
And form one family
The wide world over
 
From every latent foe
From the assassins blow
God save the Queen
O'er her thine arm extend
For Britain's sake defend
Our mother, prince, and friend
God save the Queen
 
God Defend New Zealand
God of Nations at Thy feet,
In the bonds of love we meet,
Hear our voices, we entreat,
God defend our free land.
Guard Pacific's triple star
From the shafts of strife and war,
Make her praises heard afar,
God defend New Zealand.
 
You can find more information about Tokelauan anthem on Wikipedia - See link.

 

Tokelau
Tokelauan national symbol: tuluma (fishing tackle box).

Tokelau flag

Conventional short form country name: Tokelau.
Conventional long form country name: none.
 
 
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