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DICTIONARY of New Zealand Biography WAAKA - WYNYARD

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the following list of names is of those New Zealanders who have biographies (and photos) on the
DICTIONARY of New Zealand BIOGRAPHY as at June 2011


Waaka, Te Kari
19161991
Ngati Pukeko and Tuhoe; Ringatu minister, community leader

Waddell, Rutherford
1850-1852?1932
Presbyterian minister, social reformer, writer

Wahanui Huatare
?1897
Ngati Maniapoto leader

Wahawaha, Rapata
?1897
Ngati Porou leader, soldier, farmer, politician, assessor

Waitaoro
1848/1849?1929
Ngati Tama woman of mana

Waite, Fred
18851952
Compositor, farmer, soldier, politician, historian

Waitere, Tene
1853/1854?1931
Ngati Tarawhai carver

Waititi, Hoani Retimana
19261965
Te Whanau-a-Apanui; teacher, educationalist, community leader

Waitoa, Rota
?1866
Ngati Raukawa; Anglican clergyman

Waitohi
?1839
Ngati Toa and Ngati Raukawa leader

Wakefield, Edward
18451924
Public servant, journalist, politician

Wakefield, Edward Gibbon
17961862
Political theorist, colonial promoter, politician

Wakefield, Edward Jerningham
18201879
Adventurer, writer, politician

Wall, Arnold
18691966
University professor, philologist, poet, mountaineer, botanist,
writer, radio broadcaster

Wallace, Julia Nannie
19071991
Teacher, principal, community leader, local politician

Wallace, Markey
18931984
Cheesemaker, farmer, community leader, local politician

Wallace, William Joseph
18781972
Rugby player, foundryman

Wallath, Robert Herman
18741960
Farmer, carpenter, highwayman

Wallis, Mary Ann Lake
18211910
Orphanage matron

Wallis, Wilfred Stanley
18911957
Orthopaedic surgeon, hospital superintendent, artist

Wallwork, Elizabeth
18831969
Artist, art teacher

Wallwork, Richard
18821955
Artist, art teacher

Walsh, Austin Leonard
18811951
Engineer, aviation administrator

Walsh, Fintan Patrick
18941963
Seaman, trade unionist, farmer

Walsh, Vivian Claude
18871950
Engineer, aviator

Walter, Cyril Vincent
19121988
Hockey player and coach, sports writer, teacher, bookseller

Walters, Gordon Frederick
19191995
Artist

Warbrick, Alfred Patchett
18601940
Ngati Rangitihi; boatbuilder, rugby player, tourist guide

Warburton, Charlotte Eliot
18831961
Community leader, matron

Ward, Anne
1825/1826?1896
Temperance leader, welfare worker

Ward, Arthur Hugh
19061993
Accountant, dairy researcher and administrator, company director, university chancellor

Ward, Crosbie
18321867
Farmer, journalist, businessman, politician

Ward, Joseph
18171892
Pastoralist, surveyor, explorer, politician

Ward, Joseph George
18561930
Merchant, politician, prime minister

Ward, Joseph Thomas
18621927
Farmworker, bookseller and stationer, astronomer

Wardell, Henry John
18901972
Pastoralist, businessman, wool industry leader

Warren, Alwyn Keith
19001988
Anglican bishop, university chancellor

Warren, Doreen Eda
19011983
Church and community worker

Washbourn, Enga Margaret
19081988
Artist, writer

Wason, John Cathcart
18481921
Runholder, politician

Watene, Puti Tipene
19101967
Ngati Maru and Te Arawa; rugby league player, politician, industrial welfare officer

Watkins, Daniel Anthony
19181982
Agrochemical distributor and manufacturer, businessman

Watkins, Gladys Elinor
18841939
Music teacher, pianist, carillonist

Watson, Clement Gordon
19121945
Communist, journalist, soldier

Watson, Ellenor Catherine
19071966
Rural womens advocate, community leader

Watt, Michael Herbert
18871967
Doctor, public health administrator

Wattie, James
19021974
Clerk, accountant, company manager, industrialist, philanthropist, race-horse owner

Watts Russell, Elizabeth Rose Rebecca
1833/1834?1905
Community leader

Waugh, Brian Kynaston
19221984
Aircraft engineer, military and commercial aviator, airline operator, meteorologist

Webb, Patrick Charles
18841950
Coalminer, trade unionist, politician

Webb, Thomas Clifton
18891962
Lawyer, rugby player, politician, diplomat

Webber, George William Wallace
18751967
Postmaster, boarding-house keeper, farmer

Webster, William
18151897
Trader, land speculator

Weeks, John
18861965
Artist, art teacher

Weir, Stephen Cyril Ettrick
19041969
Military leader, ambassador

Weitzel, Hedwig
19001971
Communist, teacher, editor

Welch, Elwyn Owen Arnold
19251961
Farmer, ornithologist, conservationist, missionary

Welch, Nugent Herrmann
18811970
Artist

Weld, Frederick Aloysius
18231891
Pastoralist, politician, premier, explorer, artist, colonial governor

Weldon, Barbara
1829-1837?1882
Prostitute, character

Weldon, Thomas King
1826-1829?1894
Police officer

Weller, Edward
1814?1893
Whaler, merchant, coloniser, adventurer

Wellman, Harold William
19091999
Surveyor, prospector, geologist, university professor

Wells, Ada
18631933
Teacher, feminist, community worker, city councillor

Wellwood, Robert
18361927
Farmer, auctioneer, commission agent, mayor

Wero Taroi
fl. 18601880
Ngati Tarawhai carver

Westmacott, Herbert Horatio Spencer
18851960
Farmer, soldier, memoirist

Whaanga, Hirini Te Rito
18281905
Ngati Rakai-paaka; Mormon missionary

Whaanga, Ihaka
?1875
Ngati Rakaipaaka leader, assessor, military leader

Whaitiri, Robert Agrippa Moengaroa
19161996
Ngati Mamoe, Waitaha and Ngai Tahu; guide, soldier, launch and tug
master, factory manager, community leader

Whaitiri, Te Waari Kahukura
19121996
Ngati Mutunga and Ngai Tahu; master mariner, community worker

Whisker, Alexander
18191907
Soldier, diarist

Whitaker, Frederick
18121891
Lawyer, entrepreneur, politician, premier

Whitaker, Mabel
18841976
Teacher, local historian

Whitby, William Laird
18381922
Master mariner, ship owner

Whitcombe, Bertie Ernest Hawkes
18751963
Printer, bookseller, publisher

White, Anna Lois
19031984
Artist, art teacher

White, Cyril Charles William
19091984
Piano tuner and repairer, advocate and worker for the blind

White, David Renfrew
18471937
Teacher, educationalist, university professor

White, Dorothy Mary Neal
19151995
Librarian, writer

White, Emily Louisa Merielina
18391936
Gardener, writer

White, Evelyn Freda
19091995
Show-jumper, racehorse trainer

White, Harold Temple
18811972
Music teacher, conductor, organist, composer

White, John
18261891
Scholar, writer, linguist, public servant

White, Leo Lemuel
19061967
Photographer, photojournalist, aviator, publisher, writer

White, William
17941875
Missionary

Whitehead, Hugh Robinson
18991983
Biochemist, microbiologist, scientific administrator

Whitehouse, Alfred Henry
18561929
Motion picture exhibitor and producer

Whiteley, John
18061869
Missionary

Whiteside, Jane
18551875
Tightrope dancer, gymnast, magician

Whitlock, William Arthur
18911977
Journalist, newspaper editor and proprietor

Whitmore, George Stoddart
18291903
Soldier, military leader, runholder, politician

Whitney, John
18361932
Soldier, ammunition manufacturer

Whittlestone, Walter George
19141985
Agricultural chemist, dairy researcher, community worker, peace activist

Whitu, Wi
19081983
Tuhoe; cook, blacksmith, midwife, exhumer

Wi Repa, Tutere
18771945
Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Ngati Porou; doctor, historian, community leader

Widdowson, Muriel Grace
18921989
Nurse, tutor, hospital matron, nursing administrator

Wigley, Henry Rodolph
19131980
Civilian and military aviator, company director, commercial aviation entrepreneur

Wigley, Rodolph Lysaght
18811946
Motor transport, tourism and commercial aviation entrepreneur

Wigram, Henry Francis
18571934
Businessman, politician, aviation promoter

Wilcox, Victor George
19121989
Farm labourer, communist

Wild, Herbert Richard Churton
19121978
Lawyer, university lecturer, judge, solicitor general, chief justice

Wild, Leonard John
18891970
Teacher, agricultural scientist, lecturer, principal, educationalist, writer

Wilding, Anthony Frederick
18831915
Lawn tennis player, soldier

Wilding, Cora Hilda Blanche
18881982
Artist, physiotherapist, health camp organiser, youth hostel founder, community leader

Wilding, Frederick
18521945
Lawyer, sportsman, sports administrator

Wilding, Henry
18441916
Banker, timber miller, farmer, broker, social reformer

Wilford, Thomas Mason
18701939
Lawyer, politician, sportsman, diplomat

Wilkie, Elsie Hamer
19221995
Bowler, sports administrator

Wilkinson, Charles Anderson
18681956
Storekeeper, merchant, politician

Wilkinson, Ruth
19011985
Pharmacist, community leader, local historian

Willetts, Albert Leslie
19001979
Yacht designer, builder and racer; cabinet-maker

Willetts, Alexander William
18931957
Yacht racer, building contractor and inspector

Williams, Anna Maria
18391929
Teacher, school principal

Williams, Eileen Hope
18841958
Golfer, community leader

Williams, Frederic Wanklyn
18541940
Business proprietor, company director, community leader

Williams, Henry
17921867
Missionary

Williams, Herbert William
18601937
Anglican bishop, Maori linguist

Williams, James Nelson
18371915
Runholder, orchardist, entrepreneur

Williams, Jane
1801?1896
Missionary

Williams, Joshua Strange
18371915
Lawyer, politician, judge, university chancellor

Williams, Kenneth Stuart
18701935
Farmer, politician, benefactor

Williams, Marianne
17931879
Missionary, community leader

Williams, Matilda Alice
18751973
Methodist deaconess

Williams, Phyllis Constance
19051993
Singer, horsewoman

Williams, Samuel
18221907
Missionary, farmer, educationalist, pastoralist

Williams, Ulric Gaster
18901971
Doctor, naturopath

Williams, William
18001878
Missionary, linguist

Williams, William Leonard
18291916
Missionary, linguist

Williamson, James
18141888
Merchant, landowner, financier, speculator

Williamson, Jessie Marguerite
1855-1857?1937
Feminist, welfare worker

Williamson, John
18151875
Printer, newspaper proprietor, politician

Williamson, Sidney
1870/1871?1935
Singer, conductor, singing teacher

Willis, Archibald Dudingston
18421908
Printer, bookseller, publisher, politician

Willis, Lizzie Ida Grace
18811968
Civilian and military nurse, hospital inspector, matron, army nursing administrator

Wilson, Anne
18481930
Writer, embroiderer, gardener

Wilson, Colin James
19221993
Musician, singer, songwriter, railway worker

Wilson, Fanny
18741958
Army nurse, matron

Wilson, Francis Gordon
19001959
Architect

Wilson, George Hamish Ormond
19071988
Farmer, politician, radio journalist, conservationist, historian

Wilson, Helen Ann
1793/1794?1871
Nurse, community leader

Wilson, Helen Mary
18691957
Teacher, farmer, community leader, writer

Wilson, Ivon Vernon
18851974
Dentist, regional promoter

Wilson, James
18141898
Farmer, politician

Wilson, James Glenny
18491929
Farmer, politician, farming lobbyist

Wilson, John Alexander
18291909
Farmer, soldier, public servant, judge, businessman

Wilson, John Cracroft
18081881
Judge, farmer, politician

Wilson, Joseph Vivian
18941977
Public servant, diplomat

Wilson, Mabel Rose
18831962
Domestic worker, community leader

Wilson, Robert
18321899
Merchant, company director

Wilson, William Barbour
18191897
Nurseryman, businessman, local politician

Wing, Thomas
18101888
Master mariner, cartographer, harbourmaster, pilot

Winiata, Maharaia
19121960
Ngati Ranginui leader, Methodist minister, teacher, anthropologist, broadcaster, community leader

Winkelmann, Henry
18601931
Bank clerk, photographer

Winstone, Jane
19121944
Aviator

Winter, Frank David
19061976
Ngai Tahu leader, public servant, union official, political activist

Wise, Henry Aitken
18351922
Stationer, printer, publisher

Wiseman, Hilda Alexandra
18941982
Bookplate designer, artist, calligrapher

Wiseman, William Saltonstall
18141874
Naval officer

Witters, George
18761934
Farmer, horticulturist, conservationist

Wodzicka, Maria
19011968
Welfare worker, community leader

Wodzicki, Kazimierz Antoni z Granowa
19001987
Biologist, university professor, consul general, scientific administrator

Wohlers, Eliza
1812?1891
Missionary, nurse, teacher

Wohlers, Johann Friedrich Heinrich
18111885
Missionary, farmer, teacher, writer

Wohlmann, Ward George
18721956
Policeman, police commissioner

Wohnsiedler, Friedrich
18791958
Butcher, orchardist, viticulturist, wine-maker

Wong Gye, Charles
1839/1840?1911
Storekeeper, policeman, interpreter

Wong Tape, Benjamin
18751967
Merchant

Wood, Cecil Walter
18781947
Architect

Wood, Frederick Lloyd Whitfeld
19031989
Historian, university professor

Wood, Joan Myrtle
19091990
Educationalist, music teacher

Wood, Susan
18361880
Writer

Woodhouse, Airini Elizabeth
18961989
Runholder, wool-classer, cattle breeder, historian, community leader

Woodhouse, Alice
18831977
Journalist, librarian, broadcaster, radio quiz contestant, writer

Woodhouse, Philip Randal
18861970
Doctor, soldier, sheepfarmer, conservationist, community leader

Woods, Benjamin
1787/1788?1867
Soldier, police officer, bailiff

Woodward, Jonas
1810?1881
Businessman, educationalist, politician, Congregational leader, public trustee

Woollaston, Mountford Tosswill
19101998
Artist, orchardist, salesman

Worsley, Frank Arthur
18721943
Mariner, polar explorer, naval officer, writer

Worthington, Arthur Bently
18471917
Confidence trickster

Wright, Arthur Hobbins
18611938
Policeman, police commissioner

Wright, David McKee
18691928
Shepherd, poet, journalist, Congregational minister

Wright, Edward George
18311902
Engineer, landowner, politician

Wright, James
18191887
Potter

Wright, Rumatiki Ruth
19081982
Ngati Kura; Maori welfare officer, community leader

Wunsch, Donald Frederick Sandys
18871973
Chemical engineer, factory manager

Wyllie, Kate
?1913
Rongowhakaata woman of mana

Wynyard, Robert Henry
18021864
Soldier, artist, administrator, provincial superintendent

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