George Nepia (1905-1986), New Zealand's first rugby superstar. All Black full back on their European Tour of 1924-25 - the famous Invincible's team that won every single one of their 30 games.

George Nepia New Zealand's first rugby superstar. All Black full back on their European Tour of - the famous Invincible's team that won every single one of their 30 games. So talented, so handsome

William James Te Wehi Taitoko MBE (1948 - 1991). Better known as 'Billy T. James', a New Zealand entertainer, comedian, musician and actor.

William James Te Wehi Taitoko MBE - Better known as 'Billy T. James', a NZ entertainer, comedian, musician & actor.

New Zeland | Portrait of Hati Wira Takahi, Ngapuhi chief.	Hati Wira Takah, King Country | Auckland : E Pulman, c1873

New Zeland | Portrait of Hati Wira Takahi, Ngapuhi chief. Hati Wira Takah, King Country | Auckland : E Pulman, c1873

Famous Maori New Zealanders - Pita Sharples of the Maori Party(government) and kapa haka leader/performer respected amongst our people.

Ta Moko (tattooing) has always been an important part of Maori culture. Receiving tattoos is an important step to maturity and there are many rites and rituals associated with the event.

Corporal Willie Apiata. New Zealand SAS and Victoria Cross recipient. Not to mention HOT. Puts all those Hollywood pretty boys to shame I reckon.

New Zealand SAS and Victoria Cross recipient. Not to mention HOT. Puts all those Hollywood pretty boys to shame I reckon.

Cliff Curtis  | Gang Related | FOX | Midseason | Premiere date TBA

Cliff Curtis - putting Polynesians on the respected actors list

Howard Morrison

Sir Howard Morrison (very well known singer)

Michael Parekowhai is one of New Zealand’s most important contemporary artists.

Michael Parekowhai (born is a New Zealand sculptor and a professor at University of Auckland's Elam School of Fine He is of Ngā Ariki Kaiputahi, Ngāti and Pākehā descent.

New Zealand singer, Annika Moa, featured in the Greenpeace single ‘Anchor Me’ to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior.

New Zealand singer, Annika Moa, featured in the Greenpeace single ‘Anchor Me’ to commemorate the anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior.

New Zealand Music -famous NZ Maori opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa

New Zealand Music -famous NZ Maori opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa

Hollie Smith

Hollie Smith knuckling down

James Rolleston (from the movie ‘BOY’) is the man. 12 years old and already breaking hearts all over the world… including mine. With a face like that I’m not sure how I left New Zealand! Maori kids are the cutest.

James Rolleston (from the movie ‘BOY’) is the man. 12 years old and already breaking hearts all over the world… including mine. With a face like that I’m not sure how I left New Zealand! Maori kids are the cutest.

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