E Ihowa Atua, (Oh Lord, God)
O ngā iwi mātou rā, (Of nations and of us too)
Āta whakarongona; (Listen to us)
Me aroha noa (Cherish us)
Kia hua ko te pai; (Let goodness flourish),
Kia tau tō atawhai; (May your blessings flow)
Manaakitia mai (Defend)
Aotearoa