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Notable New Zealanders

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  • Sir Jerry Mateparae, Governor General of New Zealand
    Lieutenant General Sir Jeremiah "Jerry" Mateparae, GNZM, QSO (born 14 November 1954) is New Zealand's 20th and Niue's 9th Governor-General, the second Māori person to hold the office (after Sir ...
  • MIHI-KI-TE-KAPUA (deceased)
  • Chris Lewis
    Chris Lewis (born 9 March 1957) is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand who reached the 1983 Wimbledon final as an unseeded player. He won 3 singles titles and achieved a career-high si...
  • Onny Parun
    Onny Parun OBE (born 15 April 1947 in Wellington) is a former tennis player of Croatian descent from New Zealand, who was among the world's top 20 for five years and in 1971 and 1972 he reached the qua...
  • 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,...

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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