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101 incredible Kiwis : how New Zealanders lead the world / Tony Williams.

By: Williams, Tony, 1960-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2007Description: 202 pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780790011783 (pbk.).Other title: One hundred one incredible Kiwis | One hundred and one incredible Kiwis.Subject(s): Businesspeople -- New Zealand -- Biography | Businesspeople -- New Zealand | Celebrities -- New Zealand -- Biography | Successful people -- New Zealand -- Biography | Success -- Biography | Business -- Biography | New Zealanders -- Biography | Businesspeople New Zealand Biography | Businesspeople New Zealand | New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: 920.093
Contents:
Gareth Morgan -- Joanne Morgan -- Sam Morgan -- Seeby Woodhouse -- Rod Drury -- Warren Robinson -- Brent Robinson -- Darren Robinson -- Dennis Chapman -- Bill Buckley -- Mary Ann Muller -- Muriel Bell -- Ant Williams -- William Trubridge -- Sybil Lupp -- Bruce McLaren -- Chris Amon -- Scott Dixon -- Colin Giltrap -- Jonny Reid -- Matt Halliday -- Trevor McCoid -- Alan Gibbs -- Archibald Milne Hamilton -- George Ball -- Tim Wallis -- Richard Hayes -- Les Mills -- Robert Lynn -- Peter Lynn -- Andrew Akers -- Dwane van der Sluis -- Allan Croad -- Hec Ramsey -- John Ramsey -- Mike McManaway -- Peter Blake -- Russell Coutts -- Dean Barker -- Grant Dalton -- Brad Butterworth -- Tom Ellison -- Gordon Tietjens -- Madonna Harris -- Steve Williams -- Michael Campbell -- Ernest Marsden -- Ray Avery -- Margaret Brimble -- Kamla Kant Pandey -- Peter Witehira -- Shane Inder -- Norma McCulloch -- Luke Nola -- Brittany Smith-Frank -- Natalie Crimp -- Sam Sinclair -- Sarah Trass -- Len Lye -- Bruce Mason -- Janet Frame -- Margaret Mahy -- Lloyd Jones -- Inia Te Wiata -- Kiri Te Kanawa -- Howard Morrison -- Neil Finn -- Tim Finn -- Dean Lonergan -- Chris Morley-Hall -- Phil Keoghan -- John Barnett -- Brotha D -- Andy Murnane -- Beatrice Tinsley -- Leslie John Comrie -- Alan Gilmore -- Pamela Kilmartin -- Karen Walker -- Trelise Cooper -- Annah Stretton -- Catherine Hansby -- Sam Emery -- Michael Hill -- Jim Anderton -- Sam Knowles -- Bruce Plested -- George Fistonich -- Geoff Ross -- Bob Robertson -- Richard Williams -- Peri Drysdale -- Rudall Hayward -- Ramai Hayward -- Bill Gavin -- Stefan Lewis -- Andrew Adamson -- Richard Taylor -- Tania Rodger -- Peter Jackson -- Jamie Selkird -- George Port -- Jim Booth.
Gareth Morgan: economist - Joanne Morgan: truckie and traveller - Sam Morgan: Trade Me - Seeby Woodhouse: Orcon internet - Rod Drury: IT entrepreneur - Warren, Brent and Darren Robinson: small chips, big company - Dennis Chapman: electronics maestro - Bill Buckley: magnetic entrepreneur - Mary Ann Muller: women's rights - Muriel Bell: nutrition - Ant Williams: New Zealand free-diving champion - William Trubridge: world record free-diver - Sybil Lupp: the Jaguar lady - Bruce McLaren: motoring legend - Chris Amon: over 100 Grand Prix races - Scott Dixon: Youngest and fastest - A1 Grand Prix: Colin Giltrap, Jonny Reid, Matt Halliday - Trevor McCoid: the lawnmower man - Alan Gibbs: aquada - Archibald Milne Hamilton: Hamilton Road - George Ball: road surface scientist - The Independent Republic of Whangamomona - Tim Wallis: the warbird of Fiordland - Richard Hayes: rescue pilot - The magnificent Mills family - Robert and Peter Lynn: woodworking and kites - Andrews Akers and Dwane van der Sluis: Zorb - Allan Croad: mountain buggy - Hec and John Ramsay: Buzzy Bee - Mike McManaway: tantrix - Peter Blake: giant of the sea - The America's Cup: Russell Coutts, Dean Barker, Grant Dalton, Brad Butterworth and others - Tom Ellison: founder of black - Gordon Tiejens: sevens wizard - Madonna Harris: wonder woman - Steve Williams: world's greatest golf caddy Michael Campbell: golf master - Sir Ernest Marsden: Rutherford's protege - Ray Avery: science for humanity - Margaret Brimble: organic scientist - Kamla Kant Pandey: world plant geneticist - Peter Witehira: Power Beat - Shane Inder: product designer - Norma McCulloch: top female inventor - Luke Nola: inventor mentor - Young inventor's from Let's Get Inventin': Brittany Smith-Frank (gurgle gobbler), Natalie Crimp (UV sensor), Sam Sinclair (lacer clips), Sarah Trass (Thief-proof craypot). Len Lye: innovative artist and inventor - Bruce Mason: pioneer playwright - Janet Frame: escaping the asylum - Margaret Mahy: winning the Little Nobel Prize Lloyd Jones: New Zealand's first million dollar author - Inia Te Wiata: from the freezing works to Covent Garden - Kiri Te Kanawa: diva - Howard Morrison: singing in his blood - The brothers Finn: ingenious musicians - Dean Lonergan: New Zealand's own Barnum - Chris Morley-Hall: festival man - Phil Keoghan: no opportunity wasted - John Barnett: South Pacific Pictures - Brotha D and Andy Murnane: Dawn Raid Entertainment - Beatrice Tinsley: astronomer and cosmologist - Leslie John Comrie: astronomer and computation pioneer - Alan Gilmore and Pamela Kilmartin: asteroid hunters - Karen Walker: Karen in Fashion Land - Trelise Cooper: feminine democracy - Annah Stretton: the marvel of Morrinsville - Catherine Hansby: can-do on the catwalk - Sam Emery: Maori business pioneer - Michael Hill: putting the sparkle into jewellery - Jim Anderton and Sam Knowles: Kiwibank - Bruce Plasted: Mainfreight - George Fistonich: Villa Maria - Geoff Ross: Chief Vodka Bloke at 42 Below - Bob Robertson: town builder - Richard Williams: Potatopak - Peri Drysdale: eco-friendly clothes - Rudall and Ramai Hayward: pioneer filmmakers - Bill Gavin: film producer - Stefan Lewis: The Waimate Conspiracy - Andrew Adamson: the Shrek man - Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger, Peter Jackson, Jamie Selkirk, George Port, Jim Booth and many others.
Gareth Morgan -- Joanne Morgan -- Sam Morgan -- Seeby Woodhouse -- Rod Drury -- Warren Robinson -- Brent Robinson -- Darren Robinson -- Dennis Chapman -- Bill Buckley -- Mary Ann Muller -- Muriel Bell -- Ant Williams -- William Trubridge -- Sybil Lupp -- Bruce McLaren -- Chris Amon -- Scott Dixon -- Colin Giltrap -- Jonny Reid -- Matt Halliday -- Trevor McCoid -- Alan Gibbs -- Archibald Milne Hamilton -- George Ball -- Whangamomona -- Tim Wallis -- Richard Hayes -- Les Mills and family -- Robert Lynn -- Peter Lynn -- Andrew Akers -- Dwane van der Sluis -- Allan Croad -- Hec Ramsey -- John Ramsey -- Mike McManaway -- Peter Blake -- Russell Coutts, Dean Barker -- Grant Dalton -- Brad Butterworth -- Americas Cup -- Tom Ellison -- Gordon Tietjens -- Madonna Harris -- Steve Williams -- Michael Campbell -- Sir Ernest Marsden -- Ray Avery -- Margaret Brimble -- Kamla Kant Pandy -- Peter Witehira -- Shane Inder -- Norma McCulloch -- Luke Nola -- Brittany Smith-Frank -- Natalie Crimp -- Sam Sinclair -- Sarah Trass -- Len Lye -- Bruce Mason -- Janet Frame -- Margaret Mahy -- Lloyd Jones -- Inia Te Wiata -- Kiri Te Kanawa -- Howard Morrison -- Tim Finn -- Neil Finn -- Dean Lonergan -- Chris Morely-Hall -- Phil Keoghan -- John Barnett -- Brotha D and Andy Murnane -- Beatrice Tinsley -- Leslie John Comrie -- Alan Gilmore -- Pamela Kilmartin -- Karen Walker -- Trelise Cooper -- Annah Stretton -- Catherine Hansby -- Sam Emery -- Michael Hill -- Jim Anderton -- Sam Knowles -- Bruce Plested -- George Fistonich -- Geoff Ross -- Bob Robertson -- Richard Williams -- Peri Drysdale -- Rudall Hayward -- Ramai Hayward -- Bill Gavin -- Stefan Lewis -- Andrew Adamson -- Weta Workshop -- Richard Taylor -- Tania Rodger -- Peter Jackson -- Jamie Selkirk -- George Port -- Jim Booth.
Includes bibliographical references.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Legendary Kiwi personalities such as Peter Blake, Richard Taylor (WETA), the Finn brothers, Brotha D, Phil Keoghan, Karen Walker, Zinzan Brooke, Bruce McLaren and Sam Morgan join some less well known names in a showcase of extraordinary inventiveness and innovation.

Includes bibliographical references.

Includes bibliography (p. 202).

Gareth Morgan -- Joanne Morgan -- Sam Morgan -- Seeby Woodhouse -- Rod Drury -- Warren Robinson -- Brent Robinson -- Darren Robinson -- Dennis Chapman -- Bill Buckley -- Mary Ann Muller -- Muriel Bell -- Ant Williams -- William Trubridge -- Sybil Lupp -- Bruce McLaren -- Chris Amon -- Scott Dixon -- Colin Giltrap -- Jonny Reid -- Matt Halliday -- Trevor McCoid -- Alan Gibbs -- Archibald Milne Hamilton -- George Ball -- Tim Wallis -- Richard Hayes -- Les Mills -- Robert Lynn -- Peter Lynn -- Andrew Akers -- Dwane van der Sluis -- Allan Croad -- Hec Ramsey -- John Ramsey -- Mike McManaway -- Peter Blake -- Russell Coutts -- Dean Barker -- Grant Dalton -- Brad Butterworth -- Tom Ellison -- Gordon Tietjens -- Madonna Harris -- Steve Williams -- Michael Campbell -- Ernest Marsden -- Ray Avery -- Margaret Brimble -- Kamla Kant Pandey -- Peter Witehira -- Shane Inder -- Norma McCulloch -- Luke Nola -- Brittany Smith-Frank -- Natalie Crimp -- Sam Sinclair -- Sarah Trass -- Len Lye -- Bruce Mason -- Janet Frame -- Margaret Mahy -- Lloyd Jones -- Inia Te Wiata -- Kiri Te Kanawa -- Howard Morrison -- Neil Finn -- Tim Finn -- Dean Lonergan -- Chris Morley-Hall -- Phil Keoghan -- John Barnett -- Brotha D -- Andy Murnane -- Beatrice Tinsley -- Leslie John Comrie -- Alan Gilmore -- Pamela Kilmartin -- Karen Walker -- Trelise Cooper -- Annah Stretton -- Catherine Hansby -- Sam Emery -- Michael Hill -- Jim Anderton -- Sam Knowles -- Bruce Plested -- George Fistonich -- Geoff Ross -- Bob Robertson -- Richard Williams -- Peri Drysdale -- Rudall Hayward -- Ramai Hayward -- Bill Gavin -- Stefan Lewis -- Andrew Adamson -- Richard Taylor -- Tania Rodger -- Peter Jackson -- Jamie Selkird -- George Port -- Jim Booth.

Gareth Morgan: economist - Joanne Morgan: truckie and traveller - Sam Morgan: Trade Me - Seeby Woodhouse: Orcon internet - Rod Drury: IT entrepreneur - Warren, Brent and Darren Robinson: small chips, big company - Dennis Chapman: electronics maestro - Bill Buckley: magnetic entrepreneur - Mary Ann Muller: women's rights - Muriel Bell: nutrition - Ant Williams: New Zealand free-diving champion - William Trubridge: world record free-diver - Sybil Lupp: the Jaguar lady - Bruce McLaren: motoring legend - Chris Amon: over 100 Grand Prix races - Scott Dixon: Youngest and fastest - A1 Grand Prix: Colin Giltrap, Jonny Reid, Matt Halliday - Trevor McCoid: the lawnmower man - Alan Gibbs: aquada - Archibald Milne Hamilton: Hamilton Road - George Ball: road surface scientist - The Independent Republic of Whangamomona - Tim Wallis: the warbird of Fiordland - Richard Hayes: rescue pilot - The magnificent Mills family - Robert and Peter Lynn: woodworking and kites - Andrews Akers and Dwane van der Sluis: Zorb - Allan Croad: mountain buggy - Hec and John Ramsay: Buzzy Bee - Mike McManaway: tantrix - Peter Blake: giant of the sea - The America's Cup: Russell Coutts, Dean Barker, Grant Dalton, Brad Butterworth and others - Tom Ellison: founder of black - Gordon Tiejens: sevens wizard - Madonna Harris: wonder woman - Steve Williams: world's greatest golf caddy Michael Campbell: golf master - Sir Ernest Marsden: Rutherford's protege - Ray Avery: science for humanity - Margaret Brimble: organic scientist - Kamla Kant Pandey: world plant geneticist - Peter Witehira: Power Beat - Shane Inder: product designer - Norma McCulloch: top female inventor - Luke Nola: inventor mentor - Young inventor's from Let's Get Inventin': Brittany Smith-Frank (gurgle gobbler), Natalie Crimp (UV sensor), Sam Sinclair (lacer clips), Sarah Trass (Thief-proof craypot). Len Lye: innovative artist and inventor - Bruce Mason: pioneer playwright - Janet Frame: escaping the asylum - Margaret Mahy: winning the Little Nobel Prize Lloyd Jones: New Zealand's first million dollar author - Inia Te Wiata: from the freezing works to Covent Garden - Kiri Te Kanawa: diva - Howard Morrison: singing in his blood - The brothers Finn: ingenious musicians - Dean Lonergan: New Zealand's own Barnum - Chris Morley-Hall: festival man - Phil Keoghan: no opportunity wasted - John Barnett: South Pacific Pictures - Brotha D and Andy Murnane: Dawn Raid Entertainment - Beatrice Tinsley: astronomer and cosmologist - Leslie John Comrie: astronomer and computation pioneer - Alan Gilmore and Pamela Kilmartin: asteroid hunters - Karen Walker: Karen in Fashion Land - Trelise Cooper: feminine democracy - Annah Stretton: the marvel of Morrinsville - Catherine Hansby: can-do on the catwalk - Sam Emery: Maori business pioneer - Michael Hill: putting the sparkle into jewellery - Jim Anderton and Sam Knowles: Kiwibank - Bruce Plasted: Mainfreight - George Fistonich: Villa Maria - Geoff Ross: Chief Vodka Bloke at 42 Below - Bob Robertson: town builder - Richard Williams: Potatopak - Peri Drysdale: eco-friendly clothes - Rudall and Ramai Hayward: pioneer filmmakers - Bill Gavin: film producer - Stefan Lewis: The Waimate Conspiracy - Andrew Adamson: the Shrek man - Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger, Peter Jackson, Jamie Selkirk, George Port, Jim Booth and many others.

Gareth Morgan -- Joanne Morgan -- Sam Morgan -- Seeby Woodhouse -- Rod Drury -- Warren Robinson -- Brent Robinson -- Darren Robinson -- Dennis Chapman -- Bill Buckley -- Mary Ann Muller -- Muriel Bell -- Ant Williams -- William Trubridge -- Sybil Lupp -- Bruce McLaren -- Chris Amon -- Scott Dixon -- Colin Giltrap -- Jonny Reid -- Matt Halliday -- Trevor McCoid -- Alan Gibbs -- Archibald Milne Hamilton -- George Ball -- Whangamomona -- Tim Wallis -- Richard Hayes -- Les Mills and family -- Robert Lynn -- Peter Lynn -- Andrew Akers -- Dwane van der Sluis -- Allan Croad -- Hec Ramsey -- John Ramsey -- Mike McManaway -- Peter Blake -- Russell Coutts, Dean Barker -- Grant Dalton -- Brad Butterworth -- Americas Cup -- Tom Ellison -- Gordon Tietjens -- Madonna Harris -- Steve Williams -- Michael Campbell -- Sir Ernest Marsden -- Ray Avery -- Margaret Brimble -- Kamla Kant Pandy -- Peter Witehira -- Shane Inder -- Norma McCulloch -- Luke Nola -- Brittany Smith-Frank -- Natalie Crimp -- Sam Sinclair -- Sarah Trass -- Len Lye -- Bruce Mason -- Janet Frame -- Margaret Mahy -- Lloyd Jones -- Inia Te Wiata -- Kiri Te Kanawa -- Howard Morrison -- Tim Finn -- Neil Finn -- Dean Lonergan -- Chris Morely-Hall -- Phil Keoghan -- John Barnett -- Brotha D and Andy Murnane -- Beatrice Tinsley -- Leslie John Comrie -- Alan Gilmore -- Pamela Kilmartin -- Karen Walker -- Trelise Cooper -- Annah Stretton -- Catherine Hansby -- Sam Emery -- Michael Hill -- Jim Anderton -- Sam Knowles -- Bruce Plested -- George Fistonich -- Geoff Ross -- Bob Robertson -- Richard Williams -- Peri Drysdale -- Rudall Hayward -- Ramai Hayward -- Bill Gavin -- Stefan Lewis -- Andrew Adamson -- Weta Workshop -- Richard Taylor -- Tania Rodger -- Peter Jackson -- Jamie Selkirk -- George Port -- Jim Booth.

Includes bibliographical references.

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