Jonah Lomu (NZ) - the " human locomotive" of the All Blacks-well deserved accolades heaped upon this young athlete!

Rugby - one of the hobbies and sports i enjoy to play and watch

The Wizard of New Zealand (born Ian Brackenbury Channell, London).  Humourist.  He started preaching from atop a ladder in Cathedral Square, Christchurch in 1974, and in 1990 became the only person ever to be appointed Official Wizard of a country by a modern government.  He was awarded the Queen's Service Medal in the Birthday Honours list of 2009.  <3 NZ

The Wizard (born Ian Brackenbury Channell, London). He started preaching from atop a ladder in Cathedral Square, Christchurch in

Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay make history by being the first to summit Mount Everest - 1953

Everest Conquered

On 29 May Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt.

Hare Pomare and Hariata Pomare were in a party of Maori who visited England in 1863 at the instigation of William Jenkins, a Wesleyan lay preacher. While there Hariata gave birth to a son, who became the godchild of Queen Victoria and was named Albert Victor after the deceased Prince Consort.

Hare and Hariata Pomare with their son Albert Victor, at Windsor Castle, England. Photo taken by the Mayall Studio ca

Kate Sheppard: New Zealand's feminist pioneer who helped bring about universal suffrage there in 1893.

Kate Sheppard, the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement. New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage so Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries

"It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves." — Sir Edmund Hilary

"It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Helen Clark saw a decade of economic success as Prime Minister of New Zealand for three terms. She is now the administrator for the UN's Development Program which confronts the world's worst development problems.

Helen Clark saw a decade of economic success as Prime Minister of New Zealand for three terms. She is now the administrator for the UN's Development Program which confronts the world's worst development problems.


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