- Woods, John J. (John Joseph), 1849-1934., Bracken, Thomas, 1841-1898.
For solo voice, chorus (SATB), and piano.
"The proprietors of the New Zealand Saturday Advertiser having offered a prize of ten guineas for the best musical composition to a National Hymn, written by Thomas Bracken, Esq., the appointed judges ... selected the composition of John J. Woods ... as the best, and unanimously awarded him the prize"--Cover.
In English and Māori.
The Alexander Turnbull Library copy in vol. with binder's title: Songs. Vol. comprises music belonging to T.G. Williams.
The Alexander Turnbull Library copy is 21st in a volume with binder's title: Songs. Bound together subsequent to publication.
- Other Versions
- Digitised version: God defend New Zealand
- Lawrence, N.Z. : G. Jeffery, 
- 1 score (5 p.) ;34 cm.
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