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Notable New Zealanders

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  • Anthony Frederick Wilding (1883 - 1915)
    Anthony "Tony" Frederick Wilding (31 October 1883 – 9 May 1915) was a champion tennis player from Christchurch, New Zealand and a soldier killed in action during World War I near Neuve-Chapelle,...
  • Riki Morgan Ellison
    Riki Morgan Ellison (born August 15, 1960, in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a former linebacker, who went by Riki Gray while in college at USC as an All-Pac-10 player in 1982. Ellison is part M...
  • Bernhard Ballin (1848 - 1931)
    Bernhard Heineman Ballin Birth: 1848 Werra-Meißner-Kreis Hessen, Germany Death: Dec. 29, 1931 Christchurch Canterbury, New Zealand Aged 84 years according to his obituary. He was born ...
  • Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)
    Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011) served as a British agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis groups of the French...
  • Tim Shadbolt, Mayor of Invercargill
    Timothy Richard "Tim" Shadbolt (born 19 February 1947) is a New Zealand politician. He is the Mayor of Invercargill and was previously Mayor of Waitemata City.

Kia Ora! Welcome. This project is to document the genealogies for notable people who were born in or lived in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Prime Ministers

List of New Zealand Prime Ministers

  1. Henry Sewell (1856-1856)
  2. Sir William Fox (1856-1856)
  3. Sir Edward Stafford (1856-1861; 1865-1869; 1872-1872)
  4. Alfred Domett (1862-1863)
  5. Frederick Whitaker
  6. Frederick Weld
  7. George Waterhouse
  8. Sir Julius Vogel (1873-1875) (1876-1876)
  9. Daniel Pollen
  10. Harry Atkinson
  11. Sir George Grey (1877-1879)
  12. John Hall
  13. Robert Stout
  14. John Ballance
  15. Richard John Seddon (1893-1906)
  16. William Hall-Jones
  17. Joseph Ward
  18. Thomas Mackenzie
  19. William Massey
  20. Francis Bell
  21. Gordon Coates
  22. George Forbes
  23. Michael Joseph Savage (1935-1940)
  24. Peter Fraser
  25. Sidney Holland
  26. Keith Holyoake (1957-1957; 1960-1972)
  27. Water Nash
  28. Jack Marshall
  29. Norman Kirk (1972-1974)
  30. Bill Rowling (1974-1975)
  31. Robert Muldoon (1975-1984)
  32. David Lange (1984-1989)
  33. Sir Geoffrey Palmer (1989-1990)
  34. Mike Moore (1990)
  35. Jim Bolger (1990-1997)
  36. Jenny Shipley (1997-1999)
  37. Helen Clark (1999-2008)
  38. John Key (2008-)

Governors

Politicians

Media

Religious Leaders

Athletes

Tangata Whenua O Aotearoa - Notable People of Maori Descent

New Zealand Wars

Scientists and Inventors

Explorers

Entertainment

Literature

  • Ivy Amelia Batistich
  • Lyn McConchie, a native of New Zealand, has collaborated with Andre Norton on the Beast Master series.

Feminists

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