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Wellington, New Zealand

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.wellington.govt.nz/

Population:
367,600 (2004)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Victoria University of Wellington
1897

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
1992
Museum of Wellington City & Sea
1972

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Neil A. Berkett
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Virgin Media
Jane Campion
Film Director
30-Apr-1954   The Piano
Russell Crowe
Actor
7-Apr-1964   A Beautiful Mind
Kerry Fox
Actor
30-Jul-1966   An Angel at My Table
Peter Jackson
Film Director
31-Oct-1961   The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Katherine Mansfield
Author
14-Oct-1888 9-Jan-1923 Bliss
Jack Marshall
Head of State
5-Mar-1912 30-Aug-1988 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1972
Clive Revill
Actor
18-Apr-1930   Avanti!
Lee Tamahori
Film Director
17-Jun-1950   Once Were Warriors
Karl Urban
Actor
7-Jun-1972   Éomer in the Lord of the Rings

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gordon Coates
Head of State
3-Feb-1878 27-May-1943 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1925-28
Peter Fraser
Head of State
28-Aug-1884 5-Aug-1950 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1940-49
Sidney Holland
Head of State
18-Oct-1893 5-Aug-1961 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1949-57
Keith Holyoake
Head of State
11-Feb-1904 8-Dec-1983 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1960-72
Norman Kirk
Head of State
6-Jan-1923 31-Aug-1974 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1972-74
William Massey
Head of State
26-Mar-1856 10-May-1925 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1912-25
Michael Joseph Savage
Head of State
23-Mar-1872 27-Mar-1940 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1935-40
Edward Gibbon Wakefield
Government
20-Mar-1796 16-May-1862 Colonizer of Australia, New Zealand
Joseph Ward
Head of State
26-Apr-1856 8-Jul-1930 Twice Prime Minister of New Zealand



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