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Notable New Zealanders

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  • Richard O'Brien
    Richard O'Brien (born Richard Smith 25 March 1942) is an English actor, television presenter, writer and theatre performer. He wrote the musical The Rocky Horror Show and later presented the televisi...
  • Shavaughn Alice Ruakere
    Shavaughn Ruakere was born on March 3, 1978 in Hawera, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Shortland Street (1992), Samoan Wedding (2006) and Discount Taxi Driver (2006).
  • Phil Keoghan
    Philip John "Phil" Keoghan MNZM (born 31 May 1967) is a New Zealand-born television personality, best known for hosting the U.S. version of The Amazing Race on CBS, since its 2001 debut. He is also the...
  • James Henry Whittaker (1868 - 1947)
    Founder, in 1896, of Whittaker's chocolates.
  • Robin Matthew Brooke
    Robin Matthew Brooke (born 10 December 1966 in Warkworth, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rugby player. He played for the All Blacks in the 1990s, playing many tests alongside brother Zinzan Brook...

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

Notorious