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Notable New Zealanders

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  • Henry (Harry) Paton (1881 - 1964)
    Henry Paton (12 February 1881 – 21 January 1964) was a New Zealand rugby union player, administrator and referee. A lock, Paton represented Otago and Wellington at a provincial level, and was a member ...
  • Roger Hill (c.1842 - 1911)
    Roger Hill came to New Zealand with his parents on the ship Cashmere in May 1853. He enlisted on 12 January 1864 as an Ensign with the Ist Regiment of the Waikato Militia and was despatched to Tauranga...
  • Rita Agnes (1908 - 1970)
    Rita Angus (12 March 1908 – 25 January 1970), known as Rita McKenzie after 1941, was a New Zealand painter. Along with Colin McCahon and Toss Woollaston, she is credited as one of the leading figures i...
  • Hana Merenea O'Regan
    Hana Merenea O'Regan (born 1973) is a Māori language advocate and academic in New Zealand. She is a member of the Ngāi Tahu iwi (tribe).
  • Tumate Mahuta (1893 - 1938)
    Auckland Star, Volume LXIX, Issue 100, 30 April 1938, Page 14 PA IN MOURNING. DEATH OF LEADER. LARGE TANGI BEGINS. SON OF THIRD MAORI KING. (By Telegraph— Own Correspondent.) HAMILTON, this day, The la...

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 (2008-2016)
  39. Sir Simon William English, KNZM (2016-2017)
  40. Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand (2017-

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New Zealand Creative Artists

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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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