Allan Pyatt William Allan Pyatt, (known as Allan; also spelled Alan or Allen; 4 November 1916 – 24 November 1991), was Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia f...
Amy Chambers Amy Chambers (born 1952) is an Anglican priest in Fiji, and the Principal of St John the Baptist Theological College in Suva.
Anand Satyanand Sir Anand Satyanand (born 22 July 1944) is a former lawyer, judge and ombudsman.
Andrew Johnston (poet) Andrew Johnston (b. 1963) is an award-winning New Zealand poet and journalist who works as an editor for the International Herald Tribune in Paris.
Andrew Thomson (author) Andrew Thomson is a New Zealand born UN doctor and co-author of the international best seller "Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures" Graduating top of his year from Auckland School of Medi...
Andrew Thomson (UN Doctor and Author) Andrew Thomson is a New Zealand born UN doctor and co-author of the international best seller "Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures" Graduating top of his year from Auckland School of Medi...
Angela Singer Angela Singer is an English artist and animal rights activist who now lives in Wellington, New Zealand.
Anirudh Singh Dr Anirudh Singh is a Fiji Indian academic who has undertaken research on muon implantation in solids but is best known for the stand he has taken on national issues, in particular those relating to social inequities in Fiji, resulting from the 1987 military take-over of the Fiji Government.
Ann Ballin Dame Reubina Ann Ballin (20 February 1932 – 2 September 2003) was knighted for her contributions to the welfare of New Zealanders.
Ann Hercus Dame Margaret Ann Hercus (born 24 February 1942), best known as Ann Hercus, is a New Zealand politician and diplomat.
Anna Jullienne Anna Jullienne Kermode (born 7 November 1982) is a New Zealand actress, best known for her role as Nurse Maia Jefferies in the television series Shortland Street.
Anne Salmond Dame Anne Salmond (born 1945) is a New Zealand anthropologist and writer.
Annette Sykes Annette Te Imaima Sykes (born c.1961) is a Rotorua activist and lawyer who fights for the rights of Māori tribes to be self-governing.
Anthony F. Hill Anthony F. Hill is a Professor of Chemistry at the Research School of Chemistry of the Australian National University.
Anthony Molloy (lawyer) Anthony Patrick Molloy (Auckland) (born 3 March 1944) is a leading Auckland lawyer, legal commentator and controversialist.
Anthony Ravlich Anthony George Ravlich (born 1949) is New Zealand activist, politician and writer in the area of human rights, especially in relation to economic, social and cultural rights.
Apirana Ngata Sir Āpirana Turupa Ngata (3 July 1874 – 14 July 1950) was a prominent New Zealand politician and lawyer.
Arthur Kinsella Arthur Ellis Kinsella (15 January 1918 – 4 March 2004) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party, and was a cabinet minister.
Ashley Lawrence Ashley Macdonald Lawrence, born Hamilton, New Zealand, on 5 June 1934, died Tokyo on 7 May 1990 was a New Zealand conductor mainly active in the UK and Germany, and particularly associated with ...
Augusta Wallace (judge) Dame Augusta Wallace DBE (née Dunlop; 11 October 1929 – 12 April 2008) was the first woman in New Zealand to be appointed as a judge to the District Court in 1976; she served for eighteen years.
Baron Fielakepa Baron Fielakepa of Havelu (born Sosaia Tupou Aleamotuʻa on 23 November 1961, died 10 February 2013 in Auckland) was a Tongan public servant and government minister, and a member of Tonga's...
Barry Brickell Barry Brickell, (b. 26 October 1935) is a New Zealand potter, writer, conservationist and founder of Driving Creek Railway.
Barry Gustafson Barry Selwyn Gustafson (born 1938) is a New Zealand political scientist and historian, and a leading political biographer.
Belinda Vernon Belinda Jane Vernon (born 1958) is a former New Zealand politician.
Ben Gascoigne Sidney Charles Bartholemew "Ben" Gascoigne AO (11 November 191525 March 2010) was a New Zealand-born Australian optical astronomer and expert in photometry who played a leading role ...
Ben Goodger Ben Goodger (born in London, England) is a former employee of Netscape Communications Corporation and the Mozilla Foundation and former lead developer of the Firefox web browser.
Benson Stanley Benson Stanley (born 11 September 1984 in New South Wales, Australia) is a rugby union player for Clermont Auvergne in the Top 14.
Bhakti Caitanya Swami Bhakti Chaitanya Swami (born 14 August 1951 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a Gaudiya Vaishnava swami and a religious leader of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (also known as th...
Bill Loader William Ronald George "Bill" Loader (born 1944) is a minister of the Uniting Church in Australia and a professor at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia.
Bill Ralston Bill Ralston is a New Zealand journalist, broadcaster, and media personality, active in television, radio and print. He has worked as a political correspondent, fronted the television arts show Backch@t, and was the head of news and current affairs at TVNZ from 2003 to 2007.
Blair Strang Blair Strang (born 15 March 1972) is a New Zealand actor.
Boyo Ockinga Boyo Ockinga is an Egyptologist, epigrapher, and philologist of the ancient Egyptian language, who holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie Uni...
Brenda and Robert Vale Professor Brenda Vale and Doctor Robert Vale are architects, writers, pioneer researchers, and experts in the field of sustainable housing.
Caroline Miller (planner) Dr. Caroline Miller is a planning professor and historian at Massey University, Palmerston North, and is the author of New Zealand’s first book on planning history; The Unsung Profession.
Cathy Odgers Cathy Odgers is a New Zealand-born, Hong Kong-based blogger and lawyer who is best known for publishing the Cactus Kate blog, and for writing the fortnightly Cactus Kate column in The Domini...
Charles Chauvel (politician) Charles Pierre Chauvel (born 16 April 1969) serves with the United Nations Development Programme and is a New Zealand lawyer and former New Zealand politician who was a Labour List member (2006–2013) until his resignation to take up a position with the UN. He was the first New Zealand...
Cheryll Sotheran Dame Cheryll Sotheran is a museum professional who rose to prominence as the founding Chief Executive of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa from 1993-2002.
Chris Carter (politician) Christopher Joseph Carter (born 4 May 1952) was an independent Member of Parliament in New Zealand, and a former member of the New Zealand Labour Party until his expulsion.
Chris Liddell Christopher P. Liddell was the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of General Motors.
Christine Tan Christine Tan is a Singaporean financial journalist with CNBC Asia and is the Singapore based anchor for CNBC Asia's award-winning and longest-running feature programme, "Managing Asia," wh...
Claudia Orange Dame Claudia Josepha Orange, DNZM, OBE (born 17 April 1938) is a New Zealand historian best known for her 1987 book The Treaty of Waitangi the first comprehensive study of the treaty.
Clifton Webb (politician) Sir Thomas Clifton Webb (8 March 1889 – 6 February 1962), known as Clifton Webb, was a New Zealand politician and diplomat.
Clive Edwards (Tonga) William Clive Edwards OBE is a Tongan Cabinet Minister and former Deputy Prime Minister of Tonga.
Colin Maiden Sir Colin James Maiden (born 1933 in Auckland) is a New Zealand mechanical engineer, university administrator and company director.
Constant Mews Constant Mews (born 1954), D. Phil (Oxon) is Professor of Medieval Thought and Director, Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology, Monash University, Melbourne.
Cuthbert MacLean Air Vice Marshal Cuthbert Trelawder MacLean CB DSO MC (18 October 1886 – 25 February 1969) was a Royal Air Force officer who became Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at Middle East Command.
Cyril Belshaw Cyril Shirley Belshaw (born December 3, 1921 in New Zealand) is an anthropologist, and was professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) from 1953 until his retirement in...
Dail Jones Dail Michael John Jones QSO (born 7 July 1944) is a New Zealand politician.
Daniel Frank Walls Daniel Walls (1942–1999) was a theoretical physicist specialising in quantum optics.
David Aston David Aston is an actor from Auckland, New Zealand who played the character Rhineheart in the 1999 Hollywood movie The Matrix.
David Baragwanath Sir William "David" Baragwanath (born 1940) is elected president of the United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon since 2010.
David Beattie Sir David Stuart Beattie was the 14th Governor-General of New Zealand, from 1980 to 1985.
David Coles (bishop) David John Coles was Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia from 1990 to 2008.
David Epston David Epston is a New Zealand therapist, co-director of the Family Therapy Centre in Auckland, New Zealand, and Visiting Professor at the John F. Kennedy University.
David John Coles The Rt Rev David John Coles was Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia from 1990 to 2008.
David Lange David Russell Lange, ONZ, CH, served as the 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1984 to 1989.
David Seymour (Politician) David Seymour is the 2014 Epsom electorate Candidate of ACT New Zealand, after winning a challenge from former ACT New Zealand deputy leader John Boscawen., Seymour is a public policy expert who has worked in Canada and New Zealand, He is a long time member of ACT New Zealand.
David Seymour (politician) David Seymour is the 2014 Epsom electorate Candidate of ACT New Zealand, after winning a challenge from former ACT New Zealand deputy leader John Boscawen. He is the first confirmed candidate for the Epsom electorate.
David Shearer David James Shearer, MBE (born 28 July 1957) is a New Zealand politician and former United Nations worker.
David Wills (writer) David Robert Wills (born 1953) is a noted translator of Jacques Derrida, including The Gift of Death, Right of Inspection, Counterpath, and The Animal That Therefore I Am.
Denis Feeney Denis C. Feeney (born 1955) is Professor of Classics and Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University.
Dennis McEldowney Dennis McEldowney (1926–2003) was a New Zealand born author and publisher.
Denzil Meuli Pierre Denzil Meuli (born 1926) is a writer, former newspaper editor, Roman Catholic priest of the Diocese of Auckland and a leading traditionalist Catholic in New Zealand.
Dirk Bolt Dirk Bolt (born 1930) is a Dutch-born architect who is best known for his post-Second World War Australian modernist architecture and his later career as an academic and consultant that applied ...
Donald Norman McKay Sir Donald Norman McKay KCMG (28 November 1908 – 30 March 1988) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Dorothy Butler Dorothy Butler is a notable children's book author, bookseller, memoirist and reading advocate from New Zealand.
Dorothy Fowler Dorothy Fowler is a writer who lives on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.
Doug Graham Sir Douglas Arthur Montrose "Doug" Graham (born 12 January 1942) is a former New Zealand politician.
Douglas Mews Douglas Mews (born 1956), is a New Zealand classical organist and harpsichordist.
Duncan Rae Duncan McFadyen Rae (2 June 1888 – 3 February 1964) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Edmund Hillary Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist.
Edward Caradus Edward Caradus OBE (6 December 1885 – 15 February 1969) was a New Zealand analytical chemist, teacher, school inspector, headmaster, educationalist and administrator.
Edward de Courcy Clarke Professor Edward de Courcy Clarke (1880 – 1956), was a teacher, researcher and field geologist, winner of the Clarke Medal in 1954.
Edward Musgrave Blaiklock Edward Musgrave Blaiklock (1903–1983) was chair of Classics at Auckland University from 1947 to 1968, and champion of Christian apologetic literature in New Zealand from the 1950s until his deat...
Edward Norman (bishop) Sir Edward Kinsella Norman, (14 September 1916 – 8 March 1987), was a New Zealand Anglican bishop.
Elsie Locke Elsie Violet Locke (née Farrelly; 17 August 1912 – 8 April 2001) was a New Zealand writer, historian, and leading activist in the feminism and peace movements.
Elwyn Richardson Elwyn Stuart Richardson, (July 8, 1925 – 24 December, 2012), was a New Zealand educator.
Eric John Godley Eric John Godley (10 May 1919 – 27 June 2010) BSc, MSc (NZ), PhD (Cantab.), OBE, FRSNZ, Hon FLS, Hon DSc (Cantuar.), AHRNZIH was a New Zealand botanist and academic biographer.
Ewen McQueen Ewen McQueen is a New Zealand social commentator, blogger and politician who is a member of the New Zealand National Party.
Fekitamoeloa 'Utoikamanu Fekitamoeloa Katoa ʻUtoikamanu is a Tongan diplomat who served as her country's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, where she also represented the Pacific Islands Forum, from Februar...
Felicity Riddy Emerita Professor Felicity Riddy is an academic, author and specialist in late-medieval English and Scottish literature.
Felix Donnelly Father Felix Cornelius Donnelly, ONZM, is a New Zealand Catholic priest of the Diocese of Auckland.
Forrest Capie Forrest Hunter Capie (born 1 December 1940) is an economics academic and historian of the Bank of England.
Francis John Turner Francis John Turner (10 April 1904 – 21 December 1985) was a New Zealand geologist.
Frank Grover Frank Grover (born 1940) is a former New Zealand politician.
Frank Newhook Francis John (Frank) Newhook, (16 November 1918 – 1 December 1999), was the head of the School of Plant Pathology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Frederick Baume Frederick Ehrenfried Baume (13 June 1862 – 14 May 1910) was a New Zealand lawyer and politician of the Liberal Party.
Gabriel Reid Gabriel Luke Reid (born 24 February 1969) is a New Zealand director working in television, film and theatre.
Garth Harris Garth Alexander Harris (1947–1999), LL B (hons) (1973) Auck, MJur (Distinction) (1978) Auck, was a leading New Zealand academic tax lawyer.
Gary Bold Gary E.J. Bold (born c. 1937) is a New Zealand physicist, a lecturer and Honorary Associate Professor in physics at the University of Auckland.
Gary Chaw Gary Chaw (born on 9 July 1979 in Kota Belud, Sabah, Malaysia), also known as Gary Cao or Cao Ge is a Malaysian Chinese singer-songwriter based in Taiwan, who has had achieved succes...
Gaven Donne Sir Gaven John Donne (8 May 1914 – 28 March 2010) was a New Zealand-born former Chief Justice of Samoa, Niue, the Cook Islands, Nauru and Tuvalu.
Gavin Hastings Andrew Gavin Hastings, OBE (born 3 January 1962) is a former Scotland rugby union player.
George Cawkwell George Law Cawkwell (born 25 October 1919, Auckland, New Zealand) is a classical scholar who has specialized in ancient history of Greece in the 4th century BC.
George Gair George Frederick Gair, (born 13 October 1926), is a former New Zealand politician.
Georgina Kirby Dame Georgina Kamiria Kirby, DBE, QSO, JP (born 31 January 1936) is a New Zealander who was made a dame “for services to the Māori people” on 11 June 1994.
Graeme Revell Graeme Revell (born 23 October 1955) is a New Zealand film score composer.Some of Revell's best known film scores include The Crow (1994), Street Fighter (1994), Mighty Morphin Power R...
Graeme Wheeler Graeme Paul Wheeler (born 30 October 1951) is the current Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
Graham Speight Sir Graham Davies Speight was a New Zealand High Court judge.
Grant Hammond Sir Robert Grant Hammond, KNZM, is a judge of the New Zealand Court of Appeal and from 1 December 2010, the President of the New Zealand Law Commission.
Greer Robson Greer Robson-Kirk born (16 October 1971) is a New Zealand television actress well known for her role in the Television Drama, Shortland Street.
Gregory O'Brien Gregory O’Brien (born 1961 in Matamata New Zealand), is a New Zealand poet, painter and editor.
Harilal Manilal Patel Harilal Manilal Patel is a Fiji Indian lawyer who has also been a member of the House of Representatives of Fiji.
Henry Puna Henry Tuakeu Puna (29 July 1949) is the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands.
Hone Kaa Archdeacon Hone Kaa was an Auckland-based Anglican church leader, child welfare advocate and social-justice campaigner.
Horace Romano Harré Horace Romano Harré (born 1927), known widely as Rom Harré, is a distinguished British philosopher and psychologist.
Howard Charles Clark Howard Charles Clark, (born 4 September 1929) is a Canadian chemist and university administrator.
Hugh Fletcher Hugh Alasdair Fletcher (born 28 November 1947) is a New Zealand businessman and former Chancellor of the University of Auckland.
Hugh Kawharu Sir Ian Hugh Kāwharu, (18 February 1927 – 19 September 2006) was an academic and paramount chief of the Ngāti Whātua Māori tribe in New Zealand.
Humphrey Ikin Humphrey Ikin (1957 in Lower Hutt) is a New Zealander furniture designer.
Iain Sharp Iain Sharp, born in 1953, is a New Zealand poet and critic.
Ian Athfield Ian Charles Athfield, CNZM (born 15 July 1940), is a New Zealand architect.
Ian McKinnon Ian Duncan McKinnon is a New Zealand educator and local politician, and is currently the Deputy Mayor of Wellington.
Ian Wedde Ian Curtis Wedde, ONZM is a New Zealand poet, fiction writer, critic, and art curator.
Ian Wilson (entrepreneur) Ian Muir Wilson (15 November 1943) is a British entrepreneur, writer, travel publisher, and founder and chairman of WEXAS.
Ingrid Visser (researcher) Ingrid Natasha Visser (born 20 February 1966 at Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand) is a marine biologist known for studying orcas.
J. A. W. Bennett Jack Arthur Walter Bennett (1911 – 1981) a New Zealand-born literary scholar, studied first at Auckland University, where he is described by biographer James McNeish as 'poor and deserving' before going on to Oxford University, where, still indigent, he survived on a diet of Cornish...
J. H. Haslam Reverend J. H. Haslam was a New Zealand Methodist Church minister, poet, editor and Wesleyan Church historian.
Jack Body Jack Body (born 1944) is a New Zealand composer, photographer, artist and ethnomusicologist.
Jack Elder Jack Arnold Elder (born 3 July 1949) is a former New Zealand politician.
Jack Ross (writer) Jack Ross (Auckland, 6 November 1962) is a New Zealand poet, novelist, translator, editor and lecturer in creative writing.
Jackie Blue Dr Jackie Blue MP (born 1956) is a New Zealand politician and former member of Parliament for the National Party.
Jackson Palmer Jackson Palmer was the Member of Parliament for Waitemata and Ohinemuri, in the North Island of New Zealand.
Jaime Ridge Jaime Dylan Ridge is a New Zealand celebrity. Jaime was born in 1993 in Sydney, Australia, to New Zealand rugby player and former All Black Matthew Ridge and then-wife Sally. Predominantly raised in Auckland, since 2011 she has been a student at The University of Auckland.
James F. Thompson Jim Thompson currently serves as the Deputy Special Representative for Global Partnerships in the Office of the Secretary of State's Global Partnership Initiative.
James McNeish Sir James Henry Peter McNeish (born 1931) attended Auckland Grammar School and graduated from Auckland University with a degree in languages.
Jo Aleh Jo Qesem Ayela Aleh, MNZM (born 15 May 1986) is a New Zealand sailor.
Joan Metge Dame Alice Joan Metge, (born 21 February 1930, Auckland, New Zealand), is a New Zealand social anthropologist, educator, lecturer and writer.
Joanna Bourke Joanna Bourke (born 1963 in New Zealand) is an historian and professor of history at Birkbeck, University of London.
John Boscawen John Spencer Boscawen (born c.1957) is an ACT New Zealand member of the New Zealand House of Representatives and as of May 2011, ACT's Parliamentary Leader and former Minister of Consumer Affai...
John Chen John Chen (born 10 June 1986, Kuala Lumpur) is a Malaysian-born New Zealand concert pianist.
John Collinge John Gregory Collinge (born 10 May 1939) is a former president of the New Zealand National Party and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
John Graham (All Black) Sir David "John" Graham, KNZM, CBE, ED (born 9 January 1935, in Stratford, New Zealand) previous president of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union and a former All Black loose forward he played ...
John Graham (rugby union) Sir David John Graham (born 9 January 1935, in Stratford, New Zealand) previous president of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union and a former All Black loose forward he played 22 Tests between...
John Henry (judge) Sir John Steele Henry, is a New Zealand jurist and former Court of Appeal judge, and member of the well-known Henry family.
John Henry (New Zealand Justice) Sir John Steele Henry, KNZM, QC, is a New Zealand jurist and former Court of Appeal judge, and member of the well-known Henry Family.
John Hood John Antony Hood (born 2 January 1952) is a New Zealand businessman and administrator.
John Michael Dudley John Michael Dudley is a physicist specialized in optics originating from South Auckland in New Zealand and working in France.
John Roxborogh John Roxborogh is a Christian biographer and mission historian living in New Zealand.
John Scott (architect) John Colin Scott (9 June 1924 - 30 July 1992) was a New Zealand architect of the 20th century, known for his unique buildings that incorporated ideas from Maori and cultural architecture.
John Tamihere John Henry Tamihere (born 1959) is a New Zealand politician, media personality and political commentator.
John Trenwith John Francis Ernest Trenwith (2 July 1951 – 20 May 1998) was a New Zealand writer, humorist and academic.
Jonathan Hunt (New Zealand politician) Jonathan Lucas Hunt, ONZ (born 2 December 1938) is a New Zealand politician, and was New Zealand's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 2005 to March 2008.
Jonathan Hunt (New Zealand) Jonathan Lucas Hunt, ONZ (born 2 December 1938) is a New Zealand politician, and was New Zealand's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 2005 to March 2008.
Jonathan Temm Jonathan Temm (born 16 June 1962) B.A., LL.B (Hons) (Auck) is a New Zealand Barrister living in Rotorua.
Judith Binney Dame Judith Mary Caroline Binney (née Musgrove, 1 July 1940 – 15 February 2011) was a New Zealand historian, writer and Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Auckland.
Judith Collins Judith Anne Collins is a New Zealand politician and lawyer. Born in Hamilton and now residing in Auckland, she graduated in law and taxation and worked in this field from 1981 until 2002, including running her own practice for a decade.
Judith Potter Dame Judith Marjorie Potter,, is a former High Court Judge in New Zealand.
Judith Tizard Judith Ngaire Tizard (born 3 January 1956) is a former New Zealand politician, and a member of the Labour Party.
Juliet Palmer Juliet Palmer is a contemporary composer living in Toronto, Canada Juliet Kiri Palmer was born in New Zealand in 1967, where she completed graduate studies in composition, clarinet and time-base...
K O Arvidson Kenneth Owen Arvidson MA, is a New Zealand poet and academic.
K. O. Arvidson Kenneth Owen Arvidson (born 1938) MA (Auckland), is a New Zealand poet and academic.
Keith Sinclair Sir Keith Sinclair, CBE (5 December 1922 – 20 June 1993) was a poet and noted historian of New Zealand.
Kennedy Graham Kennedy Gollan Montrose Graham (born 1946) is a New Zealand politician and MP for the Green Party.
Kenneth Maddock Emeritus Professor Kenneth James (Ken) Maddock (1937–2003) was an eminent anthropologist in Australia, and respected, rigorous scholar of Australian Aboriginal societies.
Koro Dewes Te Kapunga Matemoana "Koro" Dewes (7 April 1930 – 17 August 2010) was a kaumatua of the Ngāti Porou iwi of New Zealand.
Laisenia Qarase Laisenia Qarase is a Fijian political figure of Jews heritage.
Larisa Sadarangani Larisa Kishore Sadarangani is an international badminton player and was part of the New Zealand national squad between the years of 1999-2002.
Lauren Kim Roche Lauren Kim Roche (born 5 November 1961) is a bestselling author and physician.
Len Castle Leonard Ramsay "Len" Castle, was a New Zealand potter.
Leslie Comrie Leslie John Comrie FRS (15 August 1893 – 11 December 1950) was an astronomer and a pioneer in mechanical computation.
Leslie Munro Sir Leslie Knox Munro, KCMG, KCVO (26 February 190113 February 1974) was a New Zealand lawyer, journalist, and politician of international standing.
Margaret Wilson Margaret Anne Wilson (born 20 May 1947) is a New Zealand academic and former politician.
Marie Clay Dame Marie Mildred Irwin Clay, DBE, FRSNZ (3 January 1926 – 13 April 2007) was a distinguished researcher from New Zealand known for her work in global educational literacy.
Mark Duley Mark Duley is a choral director and organist from New Zealand.
Mark Holyoake Mark Holyoake is a New Zealand gymnast, born in Wellington.
Mark Prebble Mark Prebble CNZM (born 1951) is a former New Zealand civil servant.
Mark Weldon (New Zealand) Mark Rhys Weldon, QSO (born 19 September 1967 in Auckland in New Zealand) has achieved prominence as a business leader and a sportsman.
Mark Wigley Mark Antony Wigley is a New Zealand-born architect, author, and (since 2004) Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York, United States.
Mark Williams (writer) (Clifton) Mark Williams (born 12th October 1951) MA (Hons) (Auckland), Ph.D (1983) (British Columbia) is a New Zealand poet, writer, academic, critic, editor of contemporary New Zealand ...
Martin Gloster Sullivan Martin Gloster Sullivan, KCVO (30 March 1910 - 5 September 1980) was an Anglican Dean in the third quarter of the 20th century.
Martin Reyners Martin Everardus Reyners (born 1950), Auckland, New Zealand FRSNZ Ph.D., is a New Zealand geophysicist and seismologist.
Martin Sullivan (priest) Martin Gloster Sullivan, KCVO (30 March 1910 – 5 September 1980) was an Anglican Dean in the third quarter of the 20th century.
Martin Sullivan (rehabilitation academic) Martin Sullivan (born 1953) PhD; Companion to the Queen's Service Order (for his work in disability studies and with people with disabilities) is Senior Lecturer at the School of Health & Social...
Martin van Beynen Martin van Beynen (born 1959) is a New Zealand writer, print journalist and columnist for the The Press in Christchurch.
Martyn "Bomber" Bradbury Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury (born 1974) is a left-wing New Zealand media commentator, radio and TV host, and was executive producer of Alt TV – an alternative music and culture channel.
Marya Martin Marya Martin is an American flautist with an active career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.
Maryan Street Maryan Street (born 5 April 1955) is a Member of the New Zealand Parliament (MP) for the New Zealand Labour Party.
Mate Jakich Mate Ivan Joseph Jakich (1941 – 2 March 2010) was a New Zealand rugby union player who represented Auckland as a loose forward.
Matthew A. Hunter Matthew Albert Hunter (1878-1961) was a metallurgist and inventor of the Hunter process for producing titanium metal.
Maurice Gee Maurice Gee (born 22 August 1931 in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty Region) is a New Zealand novelist.
Maurice Williamson Maurice Donald Williamson (born 6 March 1951) is a New Zealand politician, representing Pakuranga in the House of Representatives as a member of the National Party.
Merimeri Penfold Merimeri Penfold (née Roberts, 26 May 1920 – 1 April 2014) was a New Zealand Māori educator.
Merv Wellington Mervyn Langlois "Merv" Wellington, QSO (1940 - 7 September 2003) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Michael Baigent Michael Baigent (born Michael Barry Meehan, 27 February 1948 – 17 June 2013) was an author and speculative theorist who co-wrote a number of books that question mainstream perceptions of h...
Michael Bassett Michael Edward Rainton Bassett, QSO (born 1938) is a former Labour Party member of the New Zealand House of Representatives and cabinet minister in the reformist fourth Labour government.
Michael J T Morrissey Michael James Terence Morrissey (Michael Morrissey) (born 1942) is a New Zealand poet, short story writer, novelist, editor, feature article writer, book reviewer and columnist.
Michael Jackson (anthropologist) Michael D. Jackson (born 1940) is a New Zealand poet and anthropologist who has taught in anthropology departments at Massey University, the Australian National University, Indiana University Bloomington, and the University of Copenhagen.
Michael Jones (rugby union) Michael Niko Jones, MNZM, is a New Zealand former rugby union player and coach. He was nicknamed'the Iceman' or'Ice' because of the number of icepacks he needed for injuries.
Michael Sharkey Michael Sharkey is an Australian poet, resident in Armidale in the New England region of NSW.
Michael W. Bevan Michael Webster Bevan FRS is a Professor at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK.
Mike Morwood Professor Michael John "Mike" Morwood (27 October 1950 – 23 July 2013) was an Australian archaeologist best known for discovering Homo floresiensis.
Mike Rann Michael David Rann CNZM (born 5 January 1953) is the Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom since 2 December 2012 and a former Australian politician who served as the 44th Premier of South Australia.
Nandi Glassie Nandi Tuaine Glassie (born 21 May 1951) is a Cook Islands politician and Cabinet Minister.
Ngaire Woods Ngaire Woods is a New Zealand-born British academic.
Ngereteina Puna Ngereteina Puna (born 1938) is a former Speaker of the Cook Islands Parliament and Cabinet Minister.
Nick Afoa Nick Afoa (born 1986 in Auckland) is a New Zealand tenor of Samoan and Croatian heritage.
Nigel Latta Nigel Latta, ONZM (born 1967) is a New Zealand psychologist.
Niki Caro Nikola Jean "Niki" Caro (born 1967) is a film director, producer and screenwriter who was born in Wellington, New Zealand.
Noel Anderson Sir Noel Crossley Anderson, is a New Zealand judge who was President of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand from 2004 to 2006, before being elevated to the Supreme Court.
Noel Cox The Reverend Professor Noel Cox is a New Zealand-born lawyer, priest and a professor at Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom.
Owen Woodhouse Lieutenant Commander Sir Arthur Owen Woodhouse (born 18 July 1916), known as Sir Owen, is a New Zealand jurist and chair of government commissions.
Pat Downey Patrick James Downey (born Timaru 1 May 1927), OBE, MA(NZ), LL.B(NZ), Barrister and Solicitor, was Chief Human Rights Commissioner and Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of New Zeal...
Patrick James Dunn Bishop Patrick James Dunn, DD, MTheol, Melbourne College of Divinity is the Eleventh Catholic Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand.
Paul Dibble Paul Hugh Dibble, MNZM, is a New Zealand sculptor.
Paul East Paul Clayton East (born 4 August 1946) is a former New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Paul McIver Paul McIver (born 26 March 1986) is an actor and musician from New Zealand.
Paul Rayner Paul Rayner (born 1959) is an English-New Zealand ceramicist known for his work creating pop culture figures in the tradition of Toby jugs and Staffordshire figurines.
Paul Swadel Paul Swadel is a New Zealand film director and producer.
Paula Morris Paula Morris (born August 18, 1965) is a novelist and short story writer from New Zealand.
Pete Bethune Peter James "Pete" Bethune is a New Zealand promoter of bio-fuels and conservationist. He is the holder of the world record for the fastest trip around the world in a powerboat and was involved with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Pete Bossley Peter James "Pete" Bossley (born 1950) is a New Zealand architect based in Auckland, most recognised for his role leading the design team for the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Peter Blanchard The Right Honourable Justice Sir Peter Blanchard (born 2 August 1942) is a former Judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
Peter Cape Peter Cape (1926–1979) was a singer and song writer born in Helensville, New Zealand.
Peter Wright (scientist) Peter E. Wright is a scientist, an NMR spectroscopist and a professor at the Scripps Research Institute.
Petero Okotai Petero James Moeava Okotai (born 3 August 1981) is a Cook Islands swimmer.
Phil Goff Philip Bruce Goff (born 22 June 1953) is the Member of the New Zealand Parliament for Mount Roskill.
Philippa Boyens Philippa Boyens, MNZM, is a New Zealand screenwriter and producer who co-wrote the screenplay for Peter Jackson's films The Lord of the Rings series, King Kong, The Lovely Bones, and...
Philippa Howden-Chapman Philippa Lynne Howden-Chapman QSO is Professor of Public Health at the University of Otago, and director of the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities.
Phillip W. Simpson Phillip W. Simpson is a New Zealand author of primary education books and novels.
Phyllis Guthardt Dame Phyllis Myra Guthardt DBE served for four years as the chancellor (ceremonial and civic head) of the University of Canterbury until her tenure ended on 31 December 2002.
Pita Sharples Pita Russell Sharples, a Māori academic and politician, co-leads the Māori Party. He is the member for Tamaki Makaurau in New Zealand's Parliament.
Ralph Matthews The Rt Rev Ralph Vernon Mathews (3 April 1928 - 4 March 1983) was the 11th Anglican Bishop of Waiapu whose brief Episcopate spanned a four-year period during the third quarter of the 20th century.
Ralph Vernon Matthews The Rt Rev Ralph Vernon Mathews (3 April 1928 - 4 March 1983) was the 11th Anglican Bishop of Waiapu whose brief Episcopate spanned a four-year period during the third quarter of the 20th century.
Ranginui Walker Ranginui Joseph Isaac Walker, DCNZM (born 1932 of Māori and Lebanese descent) is a Māori academic and writer living in New Zealand.
Raoul Franklin Raoul Norman Franklin CBE (born 1935) is a physicist, working in the field of plasma physics, who was Vice-Chancellor of the City University in London for 20 years.
Raymond Firth Sir Raymond William Firth, CNZM, FBA (25 March 1901 – 22 February 2002) was an ethnologist from New Zealand.
Reginald Berkeley Reginald Cheyne Berkeley MC was a Liberal Party politician in the United Kingdom, and later a writer of stage plays, then a screenwriter in Hollywood.
Robin Fisher Robin Fisher (born 1946) is a Canadian historian known for his book on native relations in British Columbia, Contact and Conflict.
Roger Douglas Sir Roger Owen Douglas (born 1937) is a New Zealand politician who served as a minister in two Labour governments.
Roger Walker (architect) Roger Neville Walker, ONZM (born 1942, Hamilton, New Zealand), is a New Zealand architect based in Wellington.
Roly Marks Rowland Oswald Colin Marks (4 February 1893 – 12 November 1977) was born in Auckland, New Zealand and was a pioneer of the social credit movement in New Zealand.
Ron Crocombe Ronald Gordon Crocombe (8 October 1929 – 19 June 2009) was a Professor of Pacific Studies at the University of the South Pacific.
Rona Moss-Morris Rona Moss-Morris is Head of Health Psychology and Chair in Psychology as Applied to Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.
Ronald Algie Sir Ronald Macmillan Algie (22 October 1888 – 23 July 1978) was a New Zealand politician who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives for six years in the 1960s.
Ronald Syme Sir Ronald Syme, OM, FBA (11 March 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a New Zealand-born historian and classicist.
Rory Sweetman Rory Sweetman (born 1956) is a professional New Zealand historian.
Rose McIver Rose McIver is an actress from New Zealand.
Ross Meurant Alan Ross Meurant (born 26 August 1947 in Te Kopuru) is a New Zealand public figure who has at various times gained public attention as a police officer, a businessman, a politician, and a political lobbyist.
Ross Skiffington Ross Skiffington is a New Zealand-born Australian magician, actor, and theatre director, who has received two lifetime achievement awards for his contributions to magic.
Roy McElroy Dr Roy Granville McElroy (1907–1994) was a lawyer, and was Mayor of Auckland, New Zealand from 1965 to 1968.
Rusiate Nayacakalou Rusiate Nayacakalou (1927–1972) was a Fijian social anthropologist who was a graduate of the universities of New Zealand and London.
Tamati Coffey Tamati Gerald Coffey is a New Zealand politician and former television host and presenter. He was the roving weather presenter for TVNZ's breakfast television programme Breakfast and the host of New Zealand's Got Talent.
Teneale Hatton Teneale Hatton (born 13 January 1990 in Queenstown, Otago) is a New Zealand flatwater canoer.
Tepure Tapaitau Tepure Tapaitau QSM (died 14 November 2010) was a Cook Islands politician, Cabinet Minister, and Deputy Leader of the Cook Islands Democratic Party.
Terepai Maoate Terepai Tuamure Maoate, KBE (1 September 1934 – 9 July 2012) was Prime Minister of the Cook Islands from 18 November 1999 to 11 February 2002.
Terry Locke Terry James Locke (born 1946) Ph.D (1976) (Auck) is a New Zealand poet, anthologist, poetry reviewer and academic.
Thomas Clifton Webb Sir Thomas Clifton Webb (8 March 1889 – 6 February 1962) was a New Zealand politician and diplomat.
Timoci Tuivaga Sir Timoci Uluiburotu Tuivaga (born 21 October 1931) is a Fijian judge, who served as Chief Justice from 31 March 1980 to 31 July 2002, when he retired.
Timothy Bates Timothy C. Bates (born 1963) is a professor of individual differences in psychology at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland).
Toa Fraser Toa Fraser, born in Britain in 1975, of a Fijian father and a British mother, is a playwright and film director.
Tony Davies William Anthony "Tony" Davies (16 September 1939 – 6 April 2008) was a New Zealand rugby union footballer, who played 17 games for the All Blacks in 1960 and 1962 as a full-back or centre.
Tony Lanigan Anthony Gerald Lanigan, MNZM, was the first Chancellor of the Auckland University of Technology 2000-2001 and a founding director in New Zealand of the international charity, Habitat for Humanity.
Tony Mackle Tony Mackle (born 1946), MA Art History (Auck), Diploma in Archives Administration is a New Zealand Art historian, curator, and author with his specialist areas of knowledge and expertise be...
Tony Randerson Anthony Penrose "Tony" Randerson was appointed New Zealand Chief High Court Judge on 16 December 2004.
Tony Watkins Leonard Anthony Watkins BArch, MArch Auck, DipTP, FNZIA, RIBA, known as Tony Watkins, is a New Zealand architect, educator, planner, urban designer, author and international peace activist.
Trevor Henry Sir Trevor Ernest Henry (9 May 1902 – 20 June 2007) was a New Zealand justice and member of the well known Henry family.
Trevor Skeet Sir Trevor Herbert Harry Skeet (28 January 1918 – 14 August 2004) was a New Zealand lawyer and a British Conservative politician.
Tze Ming Mok Tze Ming Mok (Simplified and Traditional Chinese 莫志明 pinyin: Mò Zhìmíng), born 1978) is a fiction writer and sociopolitical commentator, and has been a prominent New Zealand Asian community advocate.
Vangelis Vitalis Vangelis (Evangelos) Vitalis (born 1969) is a New Zealand diplomat and trade negotiator.
Vaughan Jones Sir Vaughan Frederick Randal Jones FAA (born 31 December 1952) is a New Zealand mathematician, known mostly for his work on von Neumann algebras and knot polynomials.
Vida Chenoweth Vida Chenoweth (born 1929 in Enid, Oklahoma) was the first professional solo classical marimbist, an ethnomusicologist and a linguist.
Viliami Latu Dr. Viliami Uasike Latu is a Tongan politician.
Vincent Cheng Vincent Cheng Hoi-Chuen GBS OBE JP (born 16 July 1948 in Hong Kong) was the first Chinese Executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc, he was also the first Chinese Chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited from 2005 to 2010.
Vincent O'Sullivan (New Zealand poet) Vincent Gerard O’Sullivan, DCNZM (born 28 September 1937, in Auckland, New Zealand) is a New Zealand poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright, critic and editor.
Vincent O'Sullivan (poet) Vincent Gerard O’Sullivan is a New Zealand poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright, critic and editor.
Vivienne Cassie Cooper Vivienne Cassie Cooper (born September 29, 1926) is a planktologist and botanist from New Zealand.
Warren Kyd Warren Kyd (born 21 November 1939) is a lawyer and former New Zealand politician.
Wayne Cao Wayne Cao is a Canadian politician and current member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, where he represents the district of Calgary-Fort as a Progressive Conservative.
Wayne Mapp Wayne Daniel Mapp (born 12 March 1952) is a New Zealand politician, who represented the National Party in the Parliament of New Zealand.
Wilfred Fortune Wilfred Henry Fortune (9 October 1897 – 28 February 1961) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Wilkie Rasmussen Wilkie Olaf Patua Rasmussen is a Cook Islands politician and former Cabinet Minister.
William Alington (architect) William (Bill) Hildebrand Alington (born 18 November 1929) is a New Zealand Modernist architect, whose work has been awarded nationally, and recognised internationally.
William Allan Pyatt The Rt Rev William Allan Pyatt CBE was Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia from 1966 to 1983.
William Maurice Brown William Maurice Brown (1910–1975) was the first principal of Faujdarhat Cadet College, one of the 12 Cadet Colleges of Bangladesh.
William Robinson (scientist) Bill Robinson was a scientist and seismic engineer who invented the lead rubber bearing seismic isolation device.
William Sage Rapson William Sage Rapson (14 August 1912 – 1999) was a New Zealand and South African chemist.
William Toomath Stanley William (Bill) Toomath (12 November 1925 – 20 March 2014) was a Wellington (New Zealand) architect.
Willis Thomas Goodwin Airey Willis Thomas Goodwin Airey (7 January 1897–20 September 1968) was a New Zealand university professor, historian and peace activist.
Wilma Smith Wilma Smith (born 1956) is a Fijian-born violinist.