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Encyclopedia > List of New Zealanders

This is a list of well-known people associated with New Zealand.

Art

A

Gretchen Albrecht, Summer Heat (Shimmer), 2001. ... Rita Angus (12 March 1908 - 27 January 1970) is a New Zealand painter. ... American Supermarket Exhibition 1964. ...

B

Murray Hone Ball (born 1937) is a New Zealand cartoonist. ... Charles James Blomfield (1786-1857), English divine, was born on May 29 1786 at Bury St Edmunds. ... Brian Brake was a New Zealand photographer. ... William Brassington was born between 1837 and 1841 and died in 1905. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

C

Len Castle is a New Zealand Potter. ... Raymond Ching, also known as Raymond Harris-Ching, is a New Zealand painter born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1939. ...

F

  • Marti Friedlander - photographer

Marti Friedlander (1928-) is a significant New Zealand photographer. ...

G

Alan Gibbs is one of New Zealands wealthiest residents. ... Charles Frederick Goldie (October 20, 1870 – July 11, 1947) was a New Zealand artist. ... There have been two famous people by the name of George Grey. ...

H

Photo by Terry Macdonald Charles Heaphy (1820? - August 3, 1881) was a New Zealander recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ... Dame Louise Henderson, DBE was born and raised in Paris. ... Frances Hodgkins (born 1869 - died 1947) was a New Zealand Abstract Painter. ... Hone Papita Raukura (Ralph) Hotere is a New Zealand artist of Maori descent (Aupouri iwi). ...

J

There are multiple people named John Johnson: John Johnson ( c. ...

K

Andrew Kepple (born December 18, 1979), also known on the Internet as Too Much Spare Time or simply TmsT and sometimes King Sluggy[1], is an animator and cartoonist from New Zealand. ... Richard Killeen (1946-) is a significant New Zealand painter,sculptor and digital artist. ...

L

Born in 1839 at Pilsen, the second town of Bohemia, a province of the Austrian Empire,Gottfried Lindauer became one of New Zealands prized artists. ... Len Lye, born Leonard Charles Huia Lye (July 5, 1901 - May 15, 1980), was a New Zealand sculptor, artist, writer and film-maker. ...

M

Josiah Martin (April 23, 1737 on the island of Antigua – July, 1786 in London, England) was the colonial governor of the Province of North Carolina (1771-1775). ... Colin McCahons painting Victory over death 2 (1970) Colin John McCahon (1919 - 1987) was a prominent New Zealand artist. ... Shona Graham McFarlane CBE (March 27, 1929 – September 29, 2001) was a New Zealand artist, journalist and broadcaster. ... Peter McIntyre (July 4, 1910 – September 11, 1995) was a New Zealand painter and author. ...

N

  • Guy Ngan - painter & sculptor

Guy Ngan is a significant New Zealand artist, and has a range of work across a large range of mediums, including sculpture, painting, drawing, design and architecture. ...

P

  • Michael Parekowhai - artist

Michael Parekowhai (b. ...

S

Sir Alfred Sharpe (1853—1935) was a professional hunter who became a British colonial administrator and Commissioner (a de facto Governor) of the British Central Africa Protectorate from 1896 until 1910 (it changed its name to Nyasaland in 1907). ... Michael Smither is a New Zealand painter. ... Rozzie at Pisa, by Grahame Sydney Grahame Sydney is a New Zealand artist, based in the southern South Island region of Otago. ...

V

Petrus Van der Velden (5 May 1837 – 10 November 1913) the artist was born in Rotterdam, Holland, though much of his career was spent in Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Bianca van Rangelrooy, New Zealand artist. ...

W

The Right Honourable Jim Wallace QC (born August 25, 1954 in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway) is a Scottish politician, first leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, first Deputy First Minister of the Scottish Executive, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Orkney. ... Ans Westra (b. ... Mountford Tosswill Toss Woollaston KBE (1910-1998) was one of the most important New Zealand painters of the 20th century. ... Robert Henry Wynyard (b. ...

Architecture

  • Kenneth Aimer - 20th C architect
  • William (Bill) Alington - 20th C architect
  • Charles Le Neve Arnold - 20th C architect
  • William Barnett Armson
  • Ian Athfield - architect
  • Alva Bartley - 20th C architect
  • Edward Bartley - 19th C architect
  • Edmund Bell - 19th C architect
  • Edward Bentley - 19th C architect
  • Peter Beaven - 20th C architect
  • Edward Billson - 20th C architect
  • W.R Bloomfield - 19th C architect
  • Vernon Brown - 20th C architect
  • Pierre.F.M. Burrows - 19th C architect
  • John Campbell (1857-1942) - architect
  • James Walter Chapman-Taylor- 20th C architect
  • B.C. Chilwell - 20th C architect
  • W.H. Clayton - 19th C architect
  • Frederick de Jersey Clere (1856 - 1952)
  • Walter Arthur Cumming - 20th C architect
  • John Currie - 19th C architect
  • Tibor K. Donner - 20th C architect
  • Malcolm Keith Draffin - 20th C architect
  • R.F. Draffin - 20th C architect
  • Cedric Firth - 20th Century architect
  • Charles Reginald Ford - 20th Century architect
  • Thomas Forrester (architect)
  • John Goldwater - 20th Century architect
  • Hugh Grierson - 20th C architect
  • William Henry Gummer - 20th C architect
  • Humphrey Hall - 20th Century architect
  • R.B. Hammond - 20th C architect
  • Matthew Henderson - 19th C architect
  • Philip Herepath - 19th C architect
  • William A. Holman - 20th C architect
  • Richard Keals - 19th C architect
  • Henry Kulka - 20th Century architect
  • Robert Lawson
  • Roy Alston Lippencott - 20th C architect
  • John Lemon
  • Isaac Luck - 19th C architect
  • Edward Mahoney - 19th Century architect
  • Thomas Mahoney - 19th Century architect
  • John Thomas Mair - 20th Century architect
  • Jack Manning - 19th Century architect
  • William Mason - 19th Century architect
  • Horace Massey- 20th Century architect
  • T.W. May - 20th Century architect
  • Ivan Mercep
  • John Mitchell - 19th Century architect
  • Craig Moller
  • R.W. de Montalk - 20th Century architect
  • Benjamin Mountfort - 19th Century architect
  • Thomas Mullions - 20th Century architect
  • Frederick Newman - 20th Century architect
  • Arthur Sinclair O'Connor- 20th Century architect
  • Paul Pascoe - 20th C architect
  • Andrew Patterson
  • Daniel B. Patterson - 20th Century architect
  • Francis Petre - 19th Century architect
  • Llew Piper - 20th C architect
  • Ernst Plischke - 20th C Architect
  • Imi Porsolt - 20th Century architect
  • Neville H. Price - 20th Century architect (60's)
  • Walter Robertson - 19th Century architect
  • David Ross - architect
  • Edward Rumsey - 19th Century architect
  • Jeremy Salmond
  • Ron Sang - 20th Century architect
  • Clinton Savage - 20th Century architect
  • Samuel Hurst Seager - 20th C architect
  • J. Sholto-Smith - 20th Century architect
  • W. Robin Simpson - 20th Century architect
  • John Sinclair - architect
  • James Slator - 19th & 20th Century architect & engineer
  • Frederick Thatcher - 19th Century architect
  • R.H. Toy - 20th Century architect
  • C.Trevithick - 20th Century architect
  • George Troup - 20th C architect & engineer
  • Henry Wade - 19th Century architect
  • Norman Wade - 19th & 20th Century architect
  • Ewen Wainscott - 20th Century architect
  • Miles Warren 20th Century architect
  • Bill Wilson - 20th Century architect
  • Gordon Wilson - 20th Century architect
  • James Wrigley - 19th Century architect

William (Bill) Hildebrand Alington was born November 18th, 1929 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand. ... Ian Charles Athfield, born in Christchurch, 15 July 1940 is a New Zealand architect. ... Edward Bartley (1839–1919) was an architect from New Zealand. ... Vernon Brown may refer to: Vernon Brown, member of Indianapolis and Marion County city-county council in Indiana. ... James Walter Chapman-Taylor (24 June 1878 - 25 October 1958) Best known as an art and craft architect in New Zealand, C-T was also a designer, craftsman-builder, artist, writer, photogrpher and astrologer. ... Frederick de Jersey Clere (1856 – 1952) was an architect in Wellington, New Zealand. ... Matthew Henderson (born 2 August 1895 in Auckland, died 17 June 1970 in Wellington) was a cricketer who played for Wellington and New Zealand. ... Robert Arthur Lawson, aged 42 Robert Arthur Lawson (1 January 1833 – 3 December 1902) was one of New Zealands most eminent 19th century architects. ... Isaac Luck was a New Zealand architect. ... Information Family Todd Manning (father) Blair Cramer (mother) Starr Manning (sister) Brendan Thornhart (maternal half-brother; deceased) Thomas Tommy McBain (paternal half-brother) Jack Manning is a fictional character on the American soap opera One Life to Live. ... William Mason (1725 – 1797) was an English poet, editor and gardener. ... The name John Mitchell can refer to several different people. ... Benjamin Mountfort around 1875. ... Fred Newman at work during an episode of A Prairie Home Companion Fred Newman (born 1952 in LaGrange, Georgia) is an American actor, voice actor, composer, and sound effects artist, as well as a former talk show host. ... Andrew Patterson is the hulking, troubled co-presenter of popular Ontario radio show, Free Cheese. ... Francis Petre Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-05-04, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... Edward Rumsey (November 5, 1796 - April 6, 1868) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. ... Rev. ... Sir George Alexander Troup, CMG (October 25, 1863 – October 4, 1941) was a New Zealand architect, engineer and statesman. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Sir Miles Warren ONZ KBE (born in Christchurch in 1929) is a New Zealand architect. ...

Commerce

  • Samuel Brown 1845-1909, Wellington merchant, mayor
  • Alfred Buckland 1825-1903, landowner, auctioneer, farmer, businessman
  • Sir John Logan Campbell 1817-1912, merchant, local politician, businessman, philanthropist, the Father of Auckland
  • George Court retailer, businessman, philanthropist
  • John Court 1846-1933 retailer, businessman, city councillor, philanthropist
  • Thomas Wong Doo 1903-1963, merchant, interpreter, community leader
  • Lewis Alfred Eady 1891-1965, music retailer, company director, benefactor
  • Josiah Clifton Firth 1826-1897, Flourmiller, politician, pastoralist, entrepreneur
  • Gregory Fortuin - businessman and Race Relations Conciliator (2001-2)
  • Sir Jack Harris - manufacturer, of Bing Harris
  • Murray Haszard - entrepreneur and businessman
  • Joseph Hatch 1837-1928, Invercargill businessman, "harvester" of penguins
  • Keith Wilson Hay 1917-1997, builder, businessman, local politician, morals campaigner
  • Dick Hubbard - founder of Hubbards Foods and Auckland mayor (2004-)
  • Sir Robert Jones, property tycoon, founder of New Zealand Party.
  • Henry Joseph Kelliher 1896-1991, businessman, publisher, art patron, credit reformer
  • Robert Laidlaw - retailer, founder of FTC, the Farmers Trading Company
  • David Levene - retailer
  • Thomson Wilson Leys 1850-1924, journalist, editor, newspaper proprietor, philanthropist
  • Sir John Luke 1858-1931, businessman, politician
  • Sir Roy McKenzie 1922-2007, retailer, philanthropist
  • Sir James Mills 1847-1936, founded the Union (shipping) Company
  • Sir Arthur Myers 1867-1926. businessman, politician, philanthropist
  • Douglas Myers - businessman, brewer
  • Sam Morgan - businessman, founder of Trade Me
  • David Nathan 1816-1886, merchant, auctioneer, shipping agent, community leader
  • Joseph Nathan 1835-1912, manufacturer, founded Joseph Nathan & Co. and Glaxo
  • Sir Charles Norwood 1871-1966, businessman, philanthropist
  • John Plimmer 1812-1905, businessman, the Father of Wellington
  • Thomas Russell 1830-1904, lawyer, businessman, politician, financier, land speculator
  • Marianne Smith 1851-1938, founder of Smith and Caughey's Businesswoman, community worker, philanthropist
  • Sir Angus Tait 1919-2007, businessman and electronics innovator
  • Stephen Tindall, ONZM - retailer, founder of The Warehouse
  • Edward Earle Vaile 1869-1956, Real estate agent, farmer, philanthropist
  • Eric Watson - businessman
  • James Williamson 1814-1888, merchant, landowner, financier, speculator
  • Jack Yan - publisher, designer and businessman (born in Hong Kong)

Samuel Brown (1845 - 1909) was the Mayor of Wellington, New Zealand from 1887 to 1888. ... Sir John Logan Campbell (1817 - 1912) was a prominent New Zealand public figure. ... Gregory Fortuin was born in South Africa and has had business and political experience there and in Australia and New Zealand. ... Murray Hayden Haszard (born 11 May 1954) is a New Zealand entrepreneur and businessman who founded the companies B32 Software and Binary Research and is presently the chairman of Ilion Technology. ... Joseph Hatch (1837 – 2 September 1928) was a New Zealand politician, but is now remembered for harvesting elephant seals and (mainly) penguins for their oil on the sub-antarctic Macquarie Island from 1890 to 1919. ... Dick Hubbard ONZM, B.Tech. ... One of the New Zealand companies aiming at expressing social responsibility is Hubbards Foods of Auckland. ... Sir Robert Bob Jones (born 1939) is a property tycoon, author and former politician in New Zealand. ... Party logo The New Zealand Party was, as its name suggests, a political party operating in New Zealand. ... Robert Laidlaw (1885-1971) was a New Zealand business man who founded the Farmers Trading Company, the first department store in New Zealand. ... Sir John Pearce Luke CMG (1858–1931) was Mayor of Wellington from 1913–1921 and Member of Parliament for Wellington suburbs 1908–1911 and Wellington North 1918–1928. ... Sir Roy McKenzie ONZ KBE (1922 - 1 September 2007) was a New Zealand horse breeder and racer, and was well known for his philanthropy. ... Sir James Mills (1847 – 1936) was a New Zealand businessman and politician. ... The Union Company, Union Steam Ship Company (USS Co), or Union Line was started in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1875, when it was floated by James Mills, who had been clerk to Johnny Jones and his Harbour Steam Company. ... Sir Arthur Mielzinier Myers (1868–1926) . Born in Ballarat, Victoria Australia, Arthur Mielziner Myers, was born on 19 May 1867 the child of Louis Myers and Catherine Ehrenfried. ... Sam Morgan is the founder and managing director of TradeMe, New Zealands largest online auction site. ... Trade Me is New Zealands largest online auction website. ... GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc is a pharmaceutical and healthcare company, one of the largest in the world. ... Charles Whitlow Norwood, Jr. ... John Plimmer (1812 – 1905) has been called the He was a member of the Wellington Provincial Council from 1856 to 1857, the first Wellington Town Board (1863) and was on the Wellington City Council from 1870 to 1871. ... Thomas Russell (1762-1788) was an English poet born at Beaminster early in 1762. ... Sir Angus Tait, KNZM, (born 26 July 1919) is a New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman. ... New Zealander Stephen Robert Tindall ONZM (b. ... The Warehouse, (NZX: WHS) founded by Stephen Tindall in 1982, is the largest department store retailer operating in New Zealand. ... James Robert Williamson (born 29 October 1949 in Castroville, Texas) is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer best known for his contribution to the protopunk rock band Iggy & The Stooges. ... Jack Yan (甄爵恩, Pinyin: Zhēn Juéēn) is a publisher, designer and businessman, born 1972 in Kowloon, Hong Kong. ...

Craft, Design & Fashion

  • Frank Carpay - ceramicist
  • Len Castle - ceramicist
  • Garth Chester - furniture designer
  • Trelise Cooper - fashion designer
  • Bronwynne Cornish - ceramicist
  • John Crichton - interior designer
  • Elisabeth Findlay - fashion designer
  • Diana Firth - furniture designer
  • Mary Hardwick-Smith - ceramicist
  • Humphrey Ikin - furniture designer
  • Olive Jones - ceramicist
  • Elizabeth Lissaman - ceramicist
  • Douglas Lloyd Jenkins - Design Historian
  • William Mason - wallpaper designer
  • Liz Mitchell - fashion designer
  • Keith Murray - ceramicist
  • Patricia Perrin - ceramicist
  • Stephane Rondel - furniture designer
  • Margarita Robertson - fashion designer
  • Anton Seuffert - 19th C furniture maker
  • Ernest Shufflebottom - ceramicist
  • May Smith - fabric designer
  • Matthew von Sturmer - furniture designer and jeweller
  • Kate Sylvester - fashion designer
  • Rebecca Taylor - fashion designer (moved to USA)
  • Dorothy Thorpe - ceramicist
  • Warren Tippett - ceramicist
  • Karen Walker - fashion designer
  • Katy Wallace - furniture Designer

Len Castle is a New Zealand Potter. ... Trelise Cooper is one of New Zealands high profile fashion designers, her work appearing on the cover of Womens Wear Daily in August 2004. ... Elisabeth Findlay, better known as Liz Findlay, is one of New Zealands fashion pioneers. ... Rebecca Taylor is a New Zealand-born fashion designer based in New York, New York, USA. To Americans, she is probably the most famous New Zealand designer, with her label at US department stores. ... Karen Walker is a noted New Zealand fashion designer, whose customers include Madonna and Kelly Osbourne. ...

Film, Radio, Television, Theatre

See also: Cinema of New Zealand

New Zealand cinema refers to films made by New Zealand-based production companies in New Zealand. ... Andrew Adamson is a New Zealand-born film director based mainly in Los Angeles, California, USA, where he made the blockbuster animation films, Shrek and Shrek 2 for which he received an Academy Award nomination. ... Peter Arnett (born November 13, 1934 in Riverton, New Zealand) is a New Zealand-American journalist. ... Alison Bell (born 21 September 1966 in Beverley, East Yorkshire) is a British journalist and radio presenter. ... Zoë Bell is a New Zealand stuntwoman and actress. ... Judy Bailey Judy Bailey (born 1953) is a former news presenter for ONE News, the highest rated evening television news programme in New Zealand. ... Martin Campbell (born October 24, 1940, Hastings) is a New Zealand film and television director. ... John Campbell John Campbell is the presenter of Campbell Live, a primetime 7. ... Jane Campion (born April 30, 1954 in Wellington, New Zealand) is an Academy Award-winning film maker. ... Keisha Castle-Hughes (born March 24, 1990) is an Academy Award-nominated New Zealand actress. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Russell Ira Crowe (born April 7, 1964) is a New Zealand-Australian[1] actor. ... For other uses, see: Cliff Curtis (disambiguation). ... Maud Ruby Basham MBE (30 August 1879–14 July 1963), usually known as Daisy Basham or professionally as Aunt Daisy, was a well-known New Zealand radio broadcaster. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... Roger Donaldson (born November 15, 1945) is an Australian-born New Zealand film producer, director and writer who has made numerous successful movies. ... Roger Hall (b. ... Mark Hewlett is a Zimbabwean born radio and television personality most prominent in his adopted home of New Zealand. ... Martin Henderson (born October 8, 1974) is a New Zealand actor. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Kim Hill is a New Zealand broadcaster. ... For other persons named Peter Jackson, see Peter Jackson (disambiguation). ... Rowena Othlie Jackson is a New Zealand prima ballerina, who was born in 1926 in Invercargill. ... Billy T. James, MBE (born William James Taitoko, 1948; died August 7, 1991) was a well known and much-loved entertainer and comedian from New Zealand. ... Raybon Kan is a Masterton, New Zealand-born Chinese comedian and newspaper columnist. ... Philip John Keoghan () (born May 31, 1967) is a New Zealand-born television personality, best known for hosting The Amazing Race on CBS, since its 2001 debut . ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Xena. ... Bruno Lawrence (February 12, 1941–June 10, 1995) was a musician and actor, born David Lawrence in Brighton, England. ... Blerta were a New Zealand musical and theatrical co-operative, active in the 1970s. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Richard Long is a former New Zealand broadcaster, best known in that country as television newsreader, first with the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation (NZBC), and then with Television New Zealand (TVNZ). ... Current TVNZ logo Television New Zealand (TVNZ) is the main broadcaster of television in New Zealand, established in 1980 through the merger of Television One and TV2 (formerly South Pacific Television). ... Zane Lowe (born Alexander Zane Reid Lowe on 7 August 1973) also known as Zipper is a radio DJ and television presenter. ... Melanie Jayne Lynskey (b. ... Anita McNaught is a BBC World television presenter. ... Current TVNZ logo Television New Zealand (TVNZ) is the main broadcaster of television in New Zealand, established in 1980 through the merger of Television One and TV2 (formerly South Pacific Television). ... World News bulletins form the main part of the channels daily schedule. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Robyn Malcolm is a New Zealand actress. ... Ngaio Marsh DBE (April 23, 1895 - February 18, 1982), born Edith Ngaio Marsh was an author and theatre director from New Zealand. ... Temuera Derek Morrison (born December 26, 1960) is a New Zealand actor. ... Ian Mune (born 1941) is a New Zealand character actor and director. ... Geoff Murphy directed some significant New Zealand movies in the late 20th century. ... Andrew M. Niccol (born 1964) is a screenwriter, producer, and director. ... Brian Perkins (born 1943 in Wanganui, New Zealand) is a senior newsreader on BBC Radio 4. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... old Radio 4 logo BBC Radio 4 is a UK domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ... Sam Neill (born Nigel John Dermot Neill), DCNZM, OBE (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand-Australian film and television actor, and owner of the Two Paddocks winery in Central Otago. ... Anna Helene Paquin (born July 24, 1982) is an Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-nominated New Zealand actress who was born in Canada. ... Antonia Mary Prebble is a New Zealand actress most famous for her role as Trudy in the teen-drama The Tribe. ... Jessica Lee Rose (born April 26, 1987)[1] is an American-born actress from New Zealand who rose to popularity after playing the role of lonelygirl15, a fictional teenage homeschooled character named Bree who appeared in many vlogs on the popular website YouTube. ... Caleb Ross (b. ... Ewen Solon (born 7 September 1917-died 7 July 1985) is a New Zealand-born actor, who has worked extensively in both the United Kingdom and Australia. ... Lee Tamahori, born 1950 in Wellington, New Zealand, is best known as a film director although he got his start as a commercial artist and photographer in the late 1970s. ... Hilary Timmins is a New Zealand television presenter, born in 1965, in Auckland. ... Selwyn Toogood (1916–2001) was a New Zealand radio and television personality. ... Karl-Heinz Urban (born June 7, 1972) is a New Zealand actor. ... Vincent Ward, ONZM (born Greytown, New Zealand, in 1956) is a film director and screenwriter. ... Davina Whitehouse, OBE (16 December 1912 - 25 December 2002) was a stage, film and television actress acclaimed in both her native UK as well as Australasia. ... Annie Whittle is a New Zealand singer and actress who has appeared on such shows as Shortland Street and has had a singing career that has spanned three decades. ... Jeremy Newsboy Wells (born in 1977 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a New Zealand television personality, most famous as the host of TVNZs satirical news show, Eating Media Lunch. ... Jeremy Wells hosting Eating Media Lunch Eating Media Lunch is a satirical news show which airs on New Zealands TV 2 (with the current season also streaming on the TVNZ website). ... Douglas Wright is a notable dancer and choreographer in the New Zealand arts establishment. ...

Inventors

John Kenton Britten (August 1, 1950–September 5, 1995) was a New Zealand mechanical engineer who designed a world-record-setting motorcycle with innovative features which were years ahead of contemporary design. ... Morton W. Coutts (1904 - June 2004) was a New Zealand brewer who revolutionised the worldwide beer industry when he invented the continuous fermentation method. ... A J Hackett, pictured during an interview on Television New Zealand in October 2006 A J Hackett (b 1958) is a New Zealand entrepreneur who has popularised the extreme sport of bungy jumping. ... Sir Charles William Feilden Hamilton (July 26, 1899 _ March 30, 1978), commonly known as Bill Hamilton, was a New Zealander who developed the modern jetboat. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Richard Pearse Richard William Pearse (3 December 1877 — 29 July 1953), a New Zealand farmer and inventor, performed pioneering experiments in aviation. ... Alan Prichard was a pilot for the New Zealand Public Works Department from the late 1930s to mid 1950s. ... Aerial Topdressing is the spreading of fertilisers such as Superphosphate over farm land. ...

Literary

See: New Zealand literature New Zealand claims as its own many writers, even those immigrants born overseas or those emigrants who have gone into exile. ...


Military and Police

The Rt Hon. ... The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the Sovereign in right of New Zealand (currently, Queen Elizabeth II). ... For other uses, see Victoria Cross (disambiguation). ... Air Marshal Sir Arthur Mary Coningham KCB KBE DSO MC DFC AFC RAF (19 January 1895 – presumably January 29 or 30 1948) was a senior Royal Air Force commander and was the Air Officer Commander-in-Chief 2nd Tactical Air Force (and subsequently the Air Officer Commander-in-Chief Flying... Air Marshal Sir Charles Roderick Carr KBE CB DFC AFC (31 August 1891 - 15 December 1971) was a distinguished airman and military leader of New Zealand and India. ... The Indian Air Force (भारतीय वायु सेना : Bharatiya Vayu Sena) is the air-arm of the Armed Forces of India and has the prime responsibility of conducting aerial warfare and securing the Indian airspace. ... Major General Sir William George Gentry KBE CB DSO and bar MC (Greece) Bronze Star Medal (US) (b. ... Stewart Graeme Guthrie of New Zealand is the most recent civilian recipient of the George Cross, which is equal to the Victoria Cross, but awarded for conspicuous gallantry not in the face of an enemy. ... The George Cross (GC) is the highest civil decoration of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... Hone Heke with his wife Hariata, circa 1845 Hone Wiremu Heke Pokai (1810? - August 6, 1850) was a Māori chief and war leader in New Zealand. ... Hongi Hika (1772?–1828) was a New Zealand Maori rangatira (chief) and war leader of the Ngapuhi iwi (tribe). ... The Musket Wars were a series of battles fought between various tribal groups of Maori in the early 1800s, primarily on the North Island in New Zealand. ... Photo by Terry Macdonald Alfred Clive Hulme (January 24, 1911-September 2, 1982) was a New Zealand recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ... Cobber Kain was born Edgar James Kain in Hastings, New Zealand on 27 June 1918. ... Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Rodney Park GCB, KBE, MC, DFC, DCL (June 15, 1892 - February 6, 1975) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force in World War II. // Early Life and Army Career Park was born near Auckland, New Zealand. ... Combatants United Kingdom Including combatants from:[1] Poland New Zealand Canada Czechoslovakia Belgium Australia South Africa France Ireland United States Jamaica Palestine Rhodesia Germany Including combatants from Italy Commanders Hugh Dowding Hermann Göring Strength 754 single-seat fighters 149 two-seat fighters 560 bombers 500 coastal 1,963 total... New Zealand pilot and Victoria Cross winner. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Victoria Cross (disambiguation). ... Flying Officer Lloyd Allan Trigg, VC, DFC, of Houhora, New Zealand, was an experienced RNZAF Coastal Command pilot with 200 squadron RAF. He was flying his first operational flight in a B-24 Liberator (having previously flown Hudsons), over the Atlantic from his base in Bathurst, West Africa (now The... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Charles Upham Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC and bar (September 21, 1908 – November 22, 1994) was a New Zealand soldier who won the Victoria Cross twice during the Second World War: in Crete in May 1941, and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 1942. ... For other uses, see Victoria Cross (disambiguation). ... 1945 Studio portrait of Nancy Wake (AWM P00885. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... James Allen Ward was a New Zealander recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ... Formed from a World War II RAF bomber squadron intially equipped and largely manned by New Zealanders 75 Squadron RNZAF was formed from No. ...

Music

See also List of New Zealand musicians. The following is a list of New Zealand musicians from various genres. ...

Daniel John Bedingfield (born December 3, 1979) is a New Zealand born singer songwriter currently based in the UK. He is the brother of pop singer Natasha Bedingfield. ... Jack Body (Born 1944) is a New Zealand composer, photographer, artist and ethnomusicologist. ... Jemaine Clement (born January 10, 1974 in New Zealand) is an actor, comedian and writer, best known for being half of the comedy duo Flight of the Conchords with Bret McKenzie, and for his portrayal of Jarrod in Eagle vs Shark. ... For the HBO series based on the band, see Flight of the Conchords (series). ... Dave Dobbyn (born January 3, 1957) is a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer from New Zealand. ... Neil Mullane Finn OBE (born May 27, 1958 in Te Awamutu, New Zealand) is a singer and songwriter and one of New Zealands foremost musicians. ... Live in Dublin 2007 Brian Timothy “Tim” Finn OBE (born June 25, 1952) is a singer and songwriter. ... Brooke Gabrielle Fraser (born December 15, 1983 in Wellington, New Zealand) is an award-winning New Zealand singer-songwriter. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Nicholas Grigsby (b 1974) is a prominent New Zealand Concert Organist, Harpsichordist, Writer & Broadcaster. ... Dame Joan Hammond, DBE CMG, (24 May 1912 - 26 November 1996) was a New Zealand-born Australian soprano, singing coach and golfer. ... Marc Hunter (born Marc Alexander Hunter[1] Taumarunui, New Zealand, September 7, 1953 - died Sydney, Australia, July 17, 1998) was a rock and pop singer best known as the lead vocalist with Dragon, a band formed by his older brother Todd in Auckland, New Zealand in 1973. ... Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa IPA: , ONZ, AC, DBE, (born March 6, 1944) is an internationally famous New Zealand opera singer. ... Chris Knox in the music video for Not Given Lightly Chris Knox (born September 2, 1952) is a New Zealand rock and roll musician who emerged during the punk rock era with his bands The Enemy and Toy Love. ... Douglas Gordon Lilburn (2 November 1915 - 6 June 2001) was a prolific and influential New Zealand composer. ... Courtney Love Cobain[1] (born Courtney Michelle Harrison on July 9, 1964) is an American rock musician and Golden Globe-nominated actress. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... The City of Nelson is situated very close to the centre of New Zealand. ... A boarding school is a usually fee-charging school where some or all pupils not only study, but also live during term time, with their fellow students and possibly teachers. ... Dame Malvina Major, (born 28 January 1943) is one of the worlds finest sopranos. ... Bret McKenzie (born 29 June, 1976 in New Zealand) is a singer and actor, and a member of The Black Seeds. ... For the HBO series based on the band, see Flight of the Conchords (series). ... Jenny Morris is a New Zealand rock singer. ... Howard Morrison (born 18 August 1935, New Zealand) is a New Zealand Māori entertainer, who first came to prominence singing as a member of the Howard Morrison Quartet. ... Simon ONeill (born 1971) is a New Zealand-born operatic tenor. ... John Rowles O.B.E (born 26 March 1947) is a New Zealand singer. ... Briolette Kah Bic Runga (born 13 January 1976) MNZM is a New Zealand singer-songwriter whose first solo album, Drive, debuted at number one in the New Zealand charts, and has since become one of the highest-selling New Zealand artists of our time. ... Scribe is the stage name of New Zealand rapper Malo Luafutu. ... Jonathan Charles Toogood (born in Wellington, New Zealand, on August 9, 1971) is a member of the New Zealand band Shihad. ... Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967, New Zealand), is a New Zealand country music singer. ... Holly Rachel Vukadinović (born 11 May 1983), who is better known by her stage name of Holly Valance, is an Australian Emmy nominated actress and multi award winning, ARIA nominated singer. ... // Dean Wareham (born August 1, 1963, Wellington, New Zealand) is a musician who formed the band Galaxie 500 in 1987. ... Album cover for On Fire Galaxie 500 was a seminal slowcore guitar band from the late 1980s. ... Luna was a Dream Pop/Indie Pop band formed in 1991 by Dean Wareham after the breakup of Galaxie 500, with Stanley Demeski and Justin Harwood (Demeski formerly of The Feelies and Harwood formerly of New Zealand band The Chills). ... Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987 in Christchurch)[1] is a New Zealand soprano of Irish heritage. ...

Politics

Main list: List of New Zealand politicians The following is a list of New Zealand politicians, both past and present. ...

Georgina Beyer addresses the International Conference on LGBT Human Rights Georgina Beyer (b 1957) was the worlds first openly transsexual Member of Parliament, and from 27 November 1999 until 14 February 2007 was an MP for the Labour Party in New Zealand. ... The Right Honourable James Brendan Jim Bolger, ONZ, (born 31 May 1935) was Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1990 to 1997. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... For other persons named Helen Clark, see Helen Clark (disambiguation). ... This article is about the year. ... Sir Roger Douglas is a former New Zealand politician and senior Cabinet minister, best known for his leading role in the radical economic restructuring undertaken by the New Zealand Labour Party government in the 1980s. ... Christine Fletcher has been prominent in New Zealand politics, both in Parliament and as Mayor of Auckland. ... William Fox could refer to the following persons: William Fox – Prime Minister of New Zealand on four occasions in the 19th century Wilhelm Fried, better known with his adopted name William Fox – founder of the Fox Film Corporation (now 20th Century Fox) William Fox Talbot – a pioneer... There have been two famous people by the name of George Grey. ... The Right Honorable Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, KG, GCMG, CH, QSO was a New Zealand politician. ... Norman Eric Kirk served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974 and led the New Zealand Labour Party from 1965 to 1972. ... David Russell Lange (who pronounced his name long-ee IPA: lɔŋi) CH, ONZ (4 August 1942 — 13 August 2005), served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1984 to 1989. ... Donald Charles McKinnon, PC, (born February 27, 1939) is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand. ... This page is about the New Zealand politician and Director-General of the World Trade Organization. ... Sir Dove-Myer Robinson (15 June 1901 - 14 August 1989) served as Mayor of Auckland from 1959 to 1965 and from 1968 to 1980. ... The Right Honourable Sir Robert David (Rob) Muldoon GCMG CH (25 September 1921–5 August 1992) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1975 to 1984. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Sir Maurice O’Rorke (full name George Maurice O’Rorke) (2 May 1830 - 25 August 1916) was a New Zealand politician, representing (as George O’Rorke) the Auckland seat of Onehunga, later Manakau, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives. ... Michael Joseph Savage (March 23, 1872 - March 27, 1940) was a New Zealand politician and the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. ... Richard John Seddon (1845 - 1906), sometimes known as King Dick, was the longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand. ... Jenny Shipley, DCNZM, (b. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... This article is about the year. ... Tariana Turia (born 8 April 1944) is a New Zealand politician. ... Sir Julius Vogel Sir Julius Vogel KCMG (February 24, 1835 - March 12, 1899) was New Zealands only practicing Jewish prime minister. ...

Religion

Emeritus Professor Lloyd George Geering PCNZM, CBE (born 1918) is a New Zealand theologian. ... Sir Paul Alfred Reeves, ONZ, GCMG, GCVO, CF, QSO, (Born December 6, 1932) was Archbishop and Primate of New Zealand from 1980 to 1985 and Governor-General of New Zealand from 22 November 1985 to 20 November 1990. ... George Selwyn (1719–1791) was an English politician and wit. ...

Science & Medicine

This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... New Zealand 1995 stamp issue featuring Brian Barratt-Boyes Sir Brian Gerald Barratt-Boyes, KBE (1924 - March 8, 2006) was a pioneering heart surgeon from New Zealand. ... Leslie John Comrie (15 August 1893 – 11 December 1950) was an astronomer and a pioneer in mechanical computation. ... G H Cunningham George Herriot Cunningham (27 August 1892-18 July 1962) C.B.E., F.R.S., was the first New Zealand-based mycologist and plant pathologist. ... Mycology (from the Greek μύκης, meaning fungus) is the study of fungi, their genetic and biochemical properties, their taxonomy, and their use to humans as a source for tinder, medicinals (e. ... Dr Joan Dingley is one of the pioneer women of New Zealand science. ... Dr Doug Dye is a retired New Zealand scientist. ... Algernon Charles Gifford MA (Cantab. ... For other uses, see Astronomy (disambiguation). ... Harold Gillies in 1916 Sir Harold Delf Gillies (June 17, 1882 - September 10, 1960) was a New Zealand-born, and later Londoner, otolaryngologist widely considered as the father of plastic surgery. ... Fred Hollows Frederick Bossom (Fred) Hollows, AC (April 9, 1929 – February 10, 1993) was an ophthalmologist who became known for his work in restoring eyesight for countless thousands of people in Australia and many other countries. ... Vaughan Frederick Randal Jones (born 31 December 1952) is a New Zealand mathematician, known for his work on von Neumann algebras, knot polynomials and conformal field theory. ... Sir Archibald McIndoe (May 4, 1900 - April 11, 1960) was a plastic surgeon who worked for the Royal Air Force during World War II who greatly improved the treatment and rehabilitation of badly burned aircrew. ... Alan Graham MacDiarmid (24 April 1927 _ ) is a chemist. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Professor Frank Newhook was the head of the School of Plant Pathology at the University of Auckland, the first plant pathologist at that University, and a scientist at the DSIR prior to that. ... Willam H. Pickering, JPL/NASA Photo Sir William Hayward Pickering ONZ KBE (December 24, 1910—March 15, 2004) was a New Zealand-American who headed Pasadena, Californias Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for 22 years, retiring in 1976. ... Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson OM PC FRS (30 August 1871 - 19 October 1937), widely referred to as Lord Rutherford, was a nuclear physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Robert G. (Rob) Webster (born May 7, 1932), in Balclutha New Zealand, is the virologist who in 1957 was the first to announce a link between human flu and bird flu. ... Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins CBE FRS (15 December 1916 – 5 October 2004) was a New Zealand-born British molecular biologist, and Nobel Laureate who contributed research in the fields of phosphorescence, radar, isotope separation, and X-ray diffraction. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ...

Sports

Christopher Arthur Amon MBE (born July 20, 1943 in Bulls, New Zealand) is a former Formula 1 (F1) racing driver active in the 1960s and 1970s. ... Anne Audain (born November 1, 1955 in Auckland) was a New Zealand middle and long distance athlete, competing in three Olympic Games. ... Todd Julian Blackadder (born September 20, 1971 in Rangiora) was a prominent and popular professional New Zealand rugby union player in the 1990s and later a successful professional rugby coach. ... Sir Peter James Blake, KBE (October 1, 1948–December 6, 2001) was a New Zealand yachtsman who led his country to two successive America’s Cup victories. ... Peter Raymond George Bourne better known as Possum Bourne (April 13, 1956 - April 30, 2003) was a champion New Zealand rally car driver. ... Trent Antony Bray (born September 1, 1973 in Auckland) is a former freestyle swimmer from New Zealand, who competed at two consequentive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1992 in Barcelona, Spain. ... Sean Pero MacPherson Cameron (born 6 May 1974) is a New Zealand professional basketball player. ... Michael Shane Campbell CNZM (born February 23, 1969) is a New Zealand golfer who is best-known for having won the 2005 US Open and the richest prize in golf, the £1,000,000 HSBC World Match Play Championship, in the same year. ... Hamish Clive Carter (born 28 April 1971 in Auckland) is a New Zealand triathlete, he won the gold medal in triathlon at the 2004 Summer Olympics, his second Olympic games. ... Sir Bob Charles KNZM CBE (born March 14, 1936) is one of the world’s greatest left handed golfers, winner of more than 70 titles and first lefty to win one of golf’s Majors. ... Donald Barry Clarke (November 10, 1933–December 29, 2002) was a New Zealand rugby union player who played 89 times (31 of these were test matches) as an All Black from 1956 until 1964. ... Christian Mathias Cullen (born February 12, 1976 in Paraparaumu) is a New Zealand rugby player. ... Russell Coutts, DCNZM, CBE, born March 1, 1962 in Wellington New Zealand is a competitive sailor who is considered by many to be the best match racer in the world. ... Rod Dixon is a former middle distance runner from New Zealand who won a bronze medal over 1500 metres at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. ... Scott Ronald Dixon (born July 22, 1980) is a New Zealand motor racing driver who won the Indy Racing League (IRL) championship in 2003 at his first attempt. ... Caroline Evers-Swindell (born 10 October New Zealand rower. ... Georgina Evers-Swindell (born 10 October 1978) is a New Zealand rower. ... Promotional Picture of Ian Ferguson Ian Ferguson is New Zealands most successful Olympian. ... Look up kayak in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Robert James Bob Fitzsimmons (May 26, 1863 - October 22, 1917) was a Cornish native and moved to New Zealand in his childhood. ... Tom Fyfe was a self-taught mountaineer. ... Sir Richard John Hadlee MBE (born July 3, 1951) is a former New Zealand cricketer. ... Sir Murray Gordon Halberg, MBE, (born July 7, 1933 in Eketahuna) is a former New Zealand middle distance runner. ... Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE (born 20 July 1919) is a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer. ... Douglas Charles Howlett is a professional New Zealand rugby union player. ... Denis Clive Denny Hulme OBE (18 June 1936–4 October 1992) was a New Zealand car racer, the 1967 Formula One World Champion for the Brabham team. ... hi ... Danyon Loader is a swimmer from New Zealand. ... Jonah Tali Lomu, MNZM (born May 12, 1975) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who has played 73 times (63 caps) as an All Black after debuting in 1994. ... John Edward Jack Lovelock (January 5, 1910-December 28, 1949) was a New Zealand athlete, and a 1936 Olympic champion. ... Arthur Leslie Lydiard, ONZ, OBE, (6 July 1917–11 December 2004) was a New Zealand runner and athletics coach. ... Ivan Mauger, OBE, MBE , (born 4 October 1939 in Christchurch, New Zealand ) is a Motorcycle speedway rider. ... Motorcycle speedway, normally referred to as Speedway, is a motorcycle sport that involves usually 4 and sometimes up to 6 riders competing over 4 laps of an oval circuit. ... Sean Andrew Marks (born August 23, 1975, in Auckland, New Zealand) is a professional basketball player with the NBAs Phoenix Suns. ... Born in 1936 in Durban, South Africa, Precious McKenzie achieved world recognition in winning Olympic weightlifting medals for New Zealand. ... Bruce Leslie McLaren (30 August 1937–2 June 1970), born in Auckland, New Zealand, was a race-car designer, driver, engineer and inventor. ... Colin Earl Meads (born June 3, 1936 in Cambridge, New Zealand) nicknamed Pinetree, is a former New Zealand rugby union footballer who played 133 times (55 of these were test matches) as an All Black from 1957 until 1971. ... Stanley Thomas Meads (born July 12, 1938) was a noted rugby union All Black footballer. ... Andrew Philip Mehrtens MNZM (born 28 April 1973 in Durban, South Africa) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who has been one of the top fly-halves (or first five-eighths) in the world since the advent of the sports professional era in the mid-1990s. ... Lorraine Mary Moller (born June 1, 1955 in Putaruru) is a former athlete from New Zealand, who competed mainly in the marathon. ... T.J.L. (Dick) Quax (born 1948) is a New Zealand runner. ... Melodie Robinson (born May 25, 1973 in New Plymouth) played 18 tests for the New Zealand womens rugby team the Black Ferns from 1996 to 2002. ... Allison Roe MBE (born May 30, 1957 in Auckland) is a former long-distance athlete from New Zealand, who became well known for winning the Boston and New York Marathons in the same year (1981) setting course records at both and a world record at the New York City Marathon... Josevata Taliga Joe Rokocoko (IPA: , born 6 June 1983 in Nadi, Fiji) is a professional New Zealand rugby union player. ... Wynton Rufer, born 29 December 1962 to a Swiss father and a mother of Ngati Porou (part Maori) descent, was a New Zealand international footballer remembered as his countrys greatest ever player, finishing his international career with 38 caps and 17 goals. ... Peter George Snell, DCNZM, OBE (born December 17, 1938 in Opunake) is a New Zealand former athlete. ... Wayne Buck Shelford (born 13 December 1957 in Rotorua) was a New Zealand rugby player who captained the All Blacks from 1987 to 1990. ... Carlos James Spencer (born 14 October 1975 in Levin) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who plays at fly-half (first five-eighth) for the Northampton Saints in England and formerly for the New Zealand All Blacks. ... Mark Todd (born March 1, 1956) is a New Zealand horseman who was voted Rider of the 20th Century by the International Equestrian Federation, (Fédération Equestre Internationale). ... John George Walker (born January 12, 1952 in Papakura) is a former middle distance runner from New Zealand. ... Michael Walker is an outstanding young New Zealand jockey of Maori ancestry who has confounded horse racing aficionados with skills that permit him to win races from seemingly impossible positions on the track. ... Sarah Ulmer climbing up a hill during the Twin Falls to Buhl stage of the 2002 Womens Challenge Sarah Ulmer (born March 14, 1976) is a New Zealand cyclist who won a Gold medal and set new world records at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens, the first New... Ionatana Falefasa Tana Umaga, ONZM, (IPA: , born May 27, 1973) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer and former captain of the national team, the All Blacks. ... Irene van Dyk (born June 21, 1972 in Vereeniging, South Africa) is one of the worlds best-known netball players and the most capped player of all time. ... Anthony (Tony) Frederick Wilding (born October 31, 1883 in Christchurch, New Zealand – died May 9, 1915 near Neuve-Chapelle, Pas-de-Calais, France) was a champion tennis player and a soldier killed in action during World War I. He was the World No. ... Jonathan David Winter (born August 18, 1971 in Masterton) is a former backstroke swimmer from New Zealand, who competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia for his native country. ...

Other

Bill Andersen (January 21, 1924-January 19, 2005) was a New Zealand communist and trade union leader. ... Rewi Alley, QSO, (2 December 1897 - 27 December 1987), was a New Zealand-born writer, educator, social reformer, potter, and member of the Communist Party of China. ... Jean Gardner Batten (September 15, 1909 – November 22, 1982) was a New Zealand aviator, born in Rotorua. ... Kylie Bax (born January 5, 1975) is a New Zealand-born supermodel and actress. ... Thomas Bracken (December 21, 1843 - February 16, 1898), born at Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland, was the noted late 19th century poet who wrote the New Zealand National Anthem and who was the first person to publish the phrase Gods Own Country. ... God Defend New Zealand is one of the national anthems of New Zealand, together with God Save the Queen. Although they both have equal status, only God Defend New Zealand is used, and most New Zealanders would be unaware that the country has two national anthems. ... God’s Own Country, often abbreviated to Godzone, is a phrase that has been used for more than 120 years by New Zealanders to describe their homeland. ... The Wizard speaking in Cathedral Square during December 2006. ... Teresa Maida Cormack (June 18, 1981 – June 19, 1987) was a six-year-old murder victim from Napier, New Zealand. ... Graeme Cairns is a New Zealand musician, artist, and political candidate. ... Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman (born November 2003) is a famous baby from New Zealand. ... John Derek Freeman (b. ... Eve van Grafhorst (17 July 1982–20 November 1993) was the first Australian girl to be infected with HIV via a blood transfusion. ... For other uses, see AIDS (disambiguation). ... Ben Hana, who prefers to be called Brother but is more widely known as Blanket Man as headlined by the local media is an infamous character in Wellington, New Zealand. ... Hone Heke with his wife Hariata, circa 1845 Hone Wiremu Heke Pokai (1810? - August 6, 1850) was a Māori chief and war leader in New Zealand. ... Rachel Hunter (born September 9, 1969 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a fashion model, actress and reality TV show host. ... Diamond Jenness (February 10, 1886 - November 29, 1969) was a Canadian anthropologist. ... Marty Johnstone (1951-1979) was a New Zealand drug trafficker. ... Pat Kelly ( 1929–24 June 2004) was a New Zealand trade unionist. ... Dr Michael King OBE (15 December 1945 - 30 March 2004) was a widely respected Pakeha New Zealand historian, author and biographer. ... Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki (c. ... Justice Peter Thomas Mahon (1923-1986) was a New Zealand Queens Counsel, best known for his Commission of Inquiry into the Mt. ... For the Oregon Pioneer, see John Minto (Oregon pioneer). ... The 1920 Indian (with half the exterior removed to show detail) that Burt Munro used to set his record in 1967 Herbert James Munro (25 March 1899 Invercargill, New Zealand – 6 January 1978 in Invercargill) set the under-1000 cc world motorcycle land speed record, which still stands, in 1967... Sir Keith Sinclair Sir Keith Sinclair KBE (December 5, 1922—June 20, 1993) was a poet and noted historian of New Zealand. ... Katherine Wilson Sheppard (10 March 1848 – 13 July 1934) was the most prominent member of New Zealands womens suffrage movement, and is the countrys most famous suffragette. ... Worsley aboard the Endurance Frank Worsley (1872 – 1943) was a New Zealand sailor and explorer. ...

Fictional New Zealanders

Tessa Duder, born in 1940 in Auckland, is a New Zealand author of novels for young people, short stories, plays and non-fiction. ... Goodbye Pork Pie is a 1981 (international release) film directed by Geoff Murphy and written by Ian Mune, with assistance from Geoff Murphy. ... Dame Edna Everage featuring on a billboard at the Myer department store in Melbourne. ... Dame Edna Everage featuring on a billboard at the Myer department store in Melbourne. ... Dr. Hone Ropata was a fictional character in the New Zealand TV drama Shortland Street. ... Shortland Street is New Zealands longest-running soap opera airing each weeknight on TVNZs TV2. ... The Dog is the name of: The main character in the comic strip Footrot Flats A TV show on A&E about the bounty hunter Duane Dog Chapman. ... Fred Dagg is a fictional archetype satirist from New Zealand created and acted on stage, film and television by John Morrison Clarke. ... Footrot Flats was a comic strip written by New Zealand cartoonist Murray Ball. ... The very first edition of Footrot Flats released in 1978. ... Mazer Rackham is a fictional character in the novel Enders Game by Orson Scott Card. ... Enders Game (1985) is the best-known novel by Orson Scott Card. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... In geography a vale is a wide river valley, usually with a particularly wide flood plain or flat valley bottom. ... Valea Pepelo is a fictional character in the animated series BroTown. ... BroTown Creators and Characters BroTown is New Zealands first adult-targeted animated series. ...

Other lists

The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the Sovereign in right of New Zealand (currently, Queen Elizabeth II). ... The Prime Minister of New Zealand is New Zealands head of government and is the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the Parliament of New Zealand. ... There is no one culture of New Zealand. ... New Zealand Cinema is film made in or about New Zealand. ... New Zealand claims as its own many writers, even those immigrants born overseas or those emigrants who have gone into exile. ... There are a variety of articles listing people of a particular nationality. ...

References

  • The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

External links

  • NZEdge Heroes - Contains the biographies of many famous New Zealanders

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