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Famous New Zealanders

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

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  • Amanda "Mandy" Smith hockey player
  • Kevin Tod Smith actor
  • Michael Smither artist
  • Peter Snell olympic medalist, runner
  • Ewen Solon actor
  • Matthew Sunderland actor
  • William "Bill" Sutton artist
  • Grahame Sydney artist
  • Dame Miraka "Mira" Szaszy Maori leader
  • Angus Tait electronics innovator
  • Blyth Tait olympic medalist, equestrian
  • Lee Tamahori film director
  • Rebecca Taylor fashion designer
  • Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa soprano
  • "Te Kooti" Arikirangi Te Turuki maori leader
  • Inia Watene Tauhia Te Wiata opera singer
  • Stephen Tindall founder the warehouse
  • Dame Catherine Tizard first woman governor-general
  • Mark Todd olympic medalist, equestrian
  • Kirk Torrance actor, playwright
  • Sir Jon Trimmer ballet dancer
  • David Tua boxer
  • Gwenda Turner author
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  • Sarah Ulmer olympic medalist, cyclist
  • Charles Upham recipient multiple victoria cross
  • Karl Urban actor
  • Bianca van Rangelrooy artist
  • Daniel Vettori cricketer
  • Valerie Vili olympic medalist, shot putter
  • Alexander von Tunzelmann explorer
  • Rob Waddell olympic medalist, rower
  • Taika Waititi film director, screenwriter
  • Nancy Wake servicewoman
  • John Walker olympic medalist, runner
  • Karen Walker fashion designer
  • Vincent Ward film director, screen writer
  • Marilyn Waring economist, human rights activist
  • Sir Miles Warren architect
  • Robert G. "Bob" Webster avian influenze expert
  • Annie Whittle actress, singer
  • Anthony "Tony" Wilding tennis player, soldier
  • Maurice Wilkins molecular biologist, nobel laureate
  • Harold Williams journalist, polyglot
  • Yvette Williams olympic medalist, athlete
  • Sir Mountford Tosswill "Toss" Woollaston artist
  • Frank Worsley sailor, explorer
  • Douglas Wright dancer, choreographer
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New Zealand's Information

Flag of New Zealand
Land Area 264,537 km2
Water Area 4,301 km2
Total Area 268,838km2 (#75)
Population 4,474,549 (#126)
Population Density 16.91/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (New Zealand Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $175.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $37,100
Currency Dollar (NZD)
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Region Capital
Auckland Auckland
Bay of Plenty Whakatane
Canturbury Christchurch
Chatham Islands Territory Waitangi
Gisborne District Gisborne
Hawke's Bay Napier
Manawatu-Wanganui Palmerston North
Marlborough District Blenheim
Nelson Nelson
Northland Whangarei
Otago Dunedin
Southland Invercargill
Taranaki New Plymouth
Tasman District Richmond
Waikato Hamilton
Wellington Wellington
West Coast Greymouth

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.