FAMOUS NEW ZEALANDERS

By Tim Lambert

A

Alexander Aitken 1895-1967 Mathematician

Frances Alda 1879-1952 Singer

Rita Angus 1908-1970 Artist

Nathan Astle 1971- Cricketer

Ian Athfield 1940- Architect

B

James K Baxter 1926-1972 Poet

Jean Batten 1909-1982 Pilot

Don Binney 1940- Artist

C

Chris Cairns 1970- Cricketer

Michael Campbell 1969- Golfer

Jane Campion 1954- Director

Keisha Castle-Hughes 1990- Actor

Russell Crowe 1964- Actor

D

Susan Devoy 1964- Squash player

Dave Dobbyn 1957- Musician

Emily Drumm 1974- Cricketer

F

Gareth Farr 1968- Composer

Neil Finn 1958- Music

Stephen Fleming 1973- Cricketer

Tony Fomison 1939-1990 Artist

Janet Frame 1924- Writer

G

Charles F Goldie 1870-1947 Artist

Patricia Grace 1937- Writer

H

Richard Hadlee 1951- Cricketer

Bill Hamilton 1899-1978 Engineer

Pat Hanly 1932-2004 Artist

Jeffrey Harris 1949- Artist

Martin Henderson 1974- Actor

Edmund Hillary 1919- Mountaineer

Ralph Hotere 1931- Artist

Michael Houston 1952- Musician

Keri Hulme 1947- Writer

J

Peter Jackson 1961- Director

Naomi James 1949- Sailor

K

Kiri Te Kanawa 1944- Singer

L

Lucy Lawless 1968- Actor

Douglas Lilburn 1915-2001 Composer

Elsie Locke 1912-2001 Writer

Jack Lovelock 1910-1949 Athlete

Arthur Lydiard 1917-2004 Coach

Len Lye 1901-1980 Sculptor

Melanie Lynskey 1977- Actor

M

Alan MacDiarmid 1927- Chemist

Margaret Mahy 1936- Writer

Kate Mansfield 188-1923 Writer

Bruce Mason 1921-1982 Playwright

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Artist

Tex Morton 1916-1983 Singer

Milan Mrkusich 1925- Artist

Colin Murdoch 1929- Pharmacist

P

Richard Pearse 1877-1953 Pilot

William Pickering 1910-2004 Space Engineer

R

Chris Rankin 1983- Actor

Ernest Rutherford 1871-1937 Physicist

S

Kevin Smith 1963-2002 Actor

Michael Smither 1939- Artist

T

Blyth Tait 1961- Equestrian

Mark Todd 1956- Equestrian

Wendy Dawn Thompson 1975- Singer

Beatrice Tinsley 1941-1981 Astronomer

U

Karl Urban 1972- Actor

V

Daniel Vettori 1979- Cricketer

W

John Walker 1952- Athlete

Anthony Wilding 1883-1915

Maurice Wilkins 1916- Biophysicist

Yvette Williams 1929- Athlete

Allan Wilson 1934-1991 Biologist

Toss Woollaston 1910-1998 Artist

Douglas Wright 1956- Dancer

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