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Notable New Zealanders

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  • Rev Keith Elliott VC (1916 - 1989)
    Keith Elliott VC (25 April 1916 – 7 October 1989) was a New Zealand soldier who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the Second World War. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, the hi...
  • Newton King (1855 - 1927)
    Newton King (21 July 1855–27 July 1927) was a New Zealand auctioneer, merchant and businessman. He was born in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand on 21 July 1855.
  • Thomas King (1821 - 1893)
    Thomas King (21 November 1821 – 28 April 1893) was a 19th century New Zealand politician. He served in the first two Parliaments, and was otherwise active in New Plymouth. He was one of the firs...
  • Buck Shelford
    In 1985, 1987 and 1988 won the Tom French Cup which is awarded to the best Maori rugby player in New Zealand each year. Captain NZ All Blacks 1987-1990. Captain NZ Maori All Blacks 1988-1990. Awa...
  • Charles John Johnston, MP (1845 - 1918)
    was the Mayor of Wellington, New Zealand in 1890, the Jubilee year. He represented the Te Aro electorate from 1881 to 1887, when he resigned. He was a member of the Legislative Council from 1891 to 1...

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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