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  • Hori Te Kou-o-Rehua (George) Gage (1895 - 1961)
    George Gage or Hori Te Kou-o-rehua Keeti (c.1896 – 3 June 1961) was a New Zealand Māori healer, tohunga and Ringatū minister. He identified with the Ngāti Maniapoto, Te Whakatōhea and Te Whānau-ā-Apanu...
  • Andrew Clarke Caughey (1849 - 1928)
    n 1882 Andrew Caughey, who had emigrated to New Zealand a month before the Smiths and entered the Methodist ministry, settled in Auckland and joined the business as a partner with William. The firm was...
  • William Henry Smith (1851 - 1912)
    On 21 July 1874 at Portaferry William married Marianne Caughey,and worked with her brother Andrew at a Belfast drapery store. The newly-weds sailed to New York where William had a job in a drapery firm...
  • Sir Michael Fowler
    Sir Edward Michael Coulson Fowler (born 19 December 1929) is a New Zealand architect and author who served as Mayor of Wellington from 1974 to 1983.
  • Rongowhakaata Pere (Rongo) Halbert (1894 - 1973)
    Rongowhakaata Pere Halbert 1894–1973 Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki and Rongowhakaata leader, interpreter, historian, genealogist By Peter Gordon Rongowhakaata Pere Halbert was born at Waerenga-a-hika, near Gis...

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-


New Zealand Creative Artists

Creative arts include drama or theater, music, film, creative writing, graphic design, photography and visual arts.



Religious Leaders


Tangata Whenua O Aotearoa - Notable People of Maori Descent

New Zealand Wars

Scientists and Inventors




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