Author:Thomas Bracken

Thomas Bracken
Born in Ireland, noted late 19th century poet who wrote the New Zealand National Anthem and who was the first person to publish the phrase God's Own Country
Thomas Bracken



  • Behind the Tomb, and other Poems (1871)
  • Flowers of the Freelands (1877)
  • Lays of the Land of the Maori and the Moa (1884)
  • Paddy Murphy's Annual (1886)
  • Musings in Maori Lands (Keirle, Dunedin, 1890)
  • Not Understood and Other Poems (1890)
  • Pulpit Lectures
  • The New Zealand Tourist

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