WATCH: New Zealand House Breaks Into Song After Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Before announcing the verdict that made New Zealand the 13th country in the world (and most awesome in the Asia-Pacific region) to legalize same-sex marriage, members of the New Zealand House and onlookers were asked to “refrain from any comments.”

But nobody said anything about singing!

Shortly after the 77 to 44 vote was announced, onlookers in the gallery raised their voices to recite the lyrics of “Pokarekare Ana,” a famous kiwi love song. One day, when this happens in the United States, we’ll be in the gallery with a boombox ready to start a singalong of our own.