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New Zealanders you have heard of

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A good way to find out if any New Zealanders are world-famous is to name some and ask the world if you've heard of them!

Which of the following New Zealander media personalities have you heard of?

16% (2) Peter Arnett, reporter (now US citizen)
58% (7) Judy Bailey, news anchor
83% (10) John Campbell, broadcaster
75% (9) Paul Holmes, broadcaster
66% (8) Rachel Hunter, model
75% (9) Lucy Lawless, T.V. actress

12 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following New Zealand actors and filmmakers have you heard of?

16% (3) Jane Campion, director
44% (8) Keisha Castle-Hughes, actress
83% (15) Russell Crowe, actor
38% (7) Cliff Curtis, actor
16% (3) Martin Henderson, actor
83% (15) Peter Jackson, director
33% (6) Temuera Morrison, actor
44% (8) Sam Neill, actor
27% (5) Anna Paquin, actress
16% (3) Lee Tamahori, director
11% (2) Fran Walsh, scriptwriter

18 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following New Zealand politicians have you heard of?

35% (6) Jim Bolger, prime minister
47% (8) Don Brash, opposition leader
88% (15) Helen Clark, prime minister
35% (6) Kate Sheppard, woman's suffrage pioneer
35% (6) David Lange, prime minister
29% (5) Mike Moore, prime minister/WTO head

17 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following New Zealand rugby players have you heard of

60% (9) Christian Cullen, rugby player
66% (10) Marc Ellis, league player/broadcaster
66% (10) Sean Fitzpatrick, rugby player
53% (8) John Kirwan, rugby player
86% (13) Jonah Lomu, rugby player
40% (6) George Nepia, rugby player
46% (7) Buck Shelford, rugby player
60% (9) Tana Umaga, rugby player
46% (7) Jeff Wilson, rugby/cricket player

15 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following New Zealand cricket players have you heard of

64% (9) Chris Cairnes
57% (8) Lance Cairnes
28% (4) Jeremy Coney
85% (12) Stephen Fleming
71% (10) Richard Hadlee
85% (12) Daniel Vettori

14 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following other New Zealand sportspeople do you recognise?

53% (8) Peter Blake, yacht racer
46% (7) Possum Bourne, racecar driver
26% (4) Pero Cameron, basketball player
53% (8) Michael Campbell, golfer
40% (6) Bob Charles, golfer
40% (6) Russell Coutts, yacht racer
26% (4) Susan Devoy, squash player
66% (10) Scott Dixon, racecar driver
60% (9) Irene van Dyk, netballer
26% (4) Murray Halberg, runner
66% (10) Edmund Hillary, mountaineer
20% (3) Arthur Lydiard, runner
46% (7) Burt Munro, speed motorcyclist
20% (3) Frank Nobilo, golfer
40% (6) Peter Snell, runner
46% (7) Mark Todd, equestrian
66% (10) David Tua, boxer
53% (8) Sarah Ulmer, cyclist
26% (4) John Walker, runner

15 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following New Zealand musicians and musical groups have you heard of?

91% (11) Crowded House
33% (4) The Datsuns
75% (9) Dave Dobbyn, musician
83% (10) Split Enz
91% (11) Tim & Neil Finn, musicians
41% (5) The Mutton Birds
66% (8) Bic Runga, singer/songwriter
50% (6) Shihad/Pacifier
33% (4) Steriogram
58% (7) Kiri Te Kanawa, opera singer
75% (9) Hayley Westenra, singer

12 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following other New Zealanders have you heard of?

54% (6) Jean Batten, pioneer aviatrix
45% (5) Fred Dagg, comedian
36% (4) Witi Ihimaera, author
63% (7) Richard Pearse, pioneer avaitor
36% (4) William Pickering, rocket scientist
81% (9) Ernest Rutherford, physicist
54% (6) Katherine Mansfield, author
63% (7) The Wizard of Christchurch

11 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following New Zealand miscellaneous icons have you heard of?

100% (18) Auckland
88% (16) Christchurch
77% (14) Dunedin
72% (13) Haka
61% (11) Kia ora
94% (17) Kiwi (bird)
100% (18) Kiwifruit
55% (10) Koru
72% (13) Land of the Long White Cloud
88% (16) Maori people/culture
72% (13) Queenstown
83% (15) Wellington

18 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2005-10-13 10:13:06 by staysee
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