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I just fell in love with New Zealand.

After passing a marriage equality bill, the Parliament spontaneously broke into the Maori love song “Pokarekare ana.”

Lawmaking is usually messy at its best and downright grisly at its worst. When it’s beautiful, like this, it should be celebrated.

(Hat tip to @robertflorence, Scottish comedian extraordinaire, for linking the video on Twitter.)

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    This is important, and I think exemplifies New Zealanders. :)
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    Oh so good. I did tear up.
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