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Have Ronan Keating and Julian Dennison created the best Kiwi Christmas carol?

The unlikely duo have put a local spin on a traditional carol.
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One’s an international pop star with a strong Irish accent, the other is a young Kiwi kid who rose to fame in Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Now, the unlikely pairing of Ronan Keating and Julian Dennison have teamed up for a hilarious take on the classic Kiwi Christmas carol.

Summer Wonderland sings about jandals, dodging prickles in the lawn with nan, and pavlova – a far cry from the original, snow-filled version – Winter Wonderland.

In the video above, which was filmed for Air New Zealand, the duo negotiate the new lyrics, with Dennison playing the role of producer to Keating’s bemused singer, before the former Boyzone star storms out of the recording studio.

Keating was in New Zealand in November for an Auckland concert.

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