The 10 Kiwi songs most loved by New Zealanders

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New Zealand’s favourite song – often belted out at sports grounds to pump up crowds – is Slice of Heaven, by Dave Dobbyn and Herbs.

It featured in the movie Footrot Flats and for many Kiwis, it is special to the New Zealand way of life.

Slice of Heaven was chosen as the nation’s best song in a poll of more than 4,000 adults.

New Zealanders’ 10 favourite songs

1. Slice of Heaven, Dave Dobbyn and Herbs

See video link above.

2. Poi E, Dalvanius and the Patea Maori Club

3. Loyal, Dave Dobbyn

4. Pokarekare Ana, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

5. Don’t Dream It’s Over, Crowded House

6. Sailing Away, Ensemble

7. How Bizarre, OMC

8. Royals, Lorde

9. Wandering Eye, Fat Freddy’s Drop

10. Business Time, Flight of the Conchords

Source: Neilsen Research for APN News & Media, 2014.