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Two separate government-sponsored publications entitled Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (DNZB) have recorded biographies of notable New Zealanders. The first DNZB was published in 1940 in two print volumes, and scanned with OCR technology in 2013 and made available as searchable PDFs. The second, unrelated DNZB was published between 1990 and 2000 in five print volumes, and put online as individual biographies in 2002.

For help on how to write biographies, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography.

1940 publication

Many of the 1940 biographies are not included in the current DNZB. As entries were only created for people who were well-known, entries would all meet notability criteria. A manual list of redlinks will be created over time; feel free to help.

Once a biography has been written, the person's entry (i.e. the blue link) should be moved to the list of existing 1940 articles. Please check links point to the correct person before moving them.

Current publication

The list below was created using the contents of the online biography, which contains over 3,000 biographies of famous New Zealanders. It does not include people who are alive. The initial number of entries before any pruning was 3,049 and 129 are remaining at this point in time. Not all people in the online version meet notability criteria, as a range of ordinary people were included to give an overview of what life was like at the time.

Once a biography has been written, the person's entry (i.e. the blue link) should be removed from the list. Please check links point to the correct person before removing.

List of missing articles

g=google search; gw=google search on wikipedia.org; dnzb=google search on Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
  1. John Angus Adamson g dnzb gw
  2. John Andrew (farmer) g dnzb gw
  3. James Ashworth, Sr. g dnzb gw
  4. James Ashworth, Jr. g dnzb gw
  5. Jane Bannerman g dnzb gw (redirects to her husband)
  6. Francis Wirgman Dillon Bell g dnzb gw
  7. Agnes Muir Bettjeman g dnzb gw
  8. Frederick Charles Bettjeman g dnzb gw
  9. Charlotte Brown (teacher) g dnzb gw
  10. George Buckingham g dnzb gw
  11. Rosetta Buckingham g dnzb gw
  12. Emily Mary Bulstrode g dnzb gw
  13. Jane Helena Bulstrode g dnzb gw
  14. Alexander Burt (engineer) g dnzb gw
  15. Thomas Burt (engineer) g dnzb gw
  16. Hugh Cassidy (coach driver) g dnzb gw
  17. Ronald Brian Castle g dnzb gw
  18. Zillah Vivien Castle g dnzb gw
  19. Annie Selina Chaffey g dnzb gw
  20. Henry Fox Chaffey g dnzb gw
  21. Kate Emma Clark g dnzb gw
  22. George Howe Cook g dnzb gw
  23. Herbert Francis Cook g dnzb gw
  24. Martha Elizabeth Cooper g dnzb gw (redirects to Daniel Cooper (murderer)
  25. Selina Cossgrove g dnzb gw
  26. Latima George Crosse g dnzb gw
  27. Thomas Ezekiel Crosse g dnzb gw
  28. Harry Delamere Dansey g dnzb gw
  29. Roger Ingram Dansey g dnzb gw
  30. Charles Richard Davis g dnzb gw
  31. Edward Charles Davis g dnzb gw
  32. John Deans (runholder) g dnzb gw
  33. William Deans g dnzb gw - redirects to brother
  34. John Denvir (soldier) g dnzb gw
  35. Unui Doo g dnzb gw
  36. David Duncan (engineer) g dnzb gw
  37. Peter Duncan (engineer) g dnzb gw
  38. Edward Buckland Firth g dnzb gw
  39. Guy Mortimer Firth g dnzb gw
  40. Helena Fannie Gibson g dnzb gw
  41. Wiremu Hiroki g dnzb gw (redirect)
  42. Joseph Mitchell Huggan g dnzb gw
  43. Lily Annie Huggan g dnzb gw
  44. William Jenkins (preacher) g dnzb gw
  45. Johann Friederich August Kelling g dnzb gw (redirects to Carl Friederich Christian Kelling)
  46. Charlotte Kemp (missionary) g dnzb gw
  47. James Kemp (missionary) g dnzb gw
  48. Mary Blythe Law g dnzb gw
  49. Frederic Le Cren g dnzb gw (redirects to his brother)
  50. Samuel Leigh (settler) g dnzb gw
  51. Colin Stuart Lovell-Smith g dnzb gw
  52. Bernice Lumley g dnzb gw - Mentioned in Doreen Lumley
  53. Alfred Edgar Luttrell g dnzb gw
  54. Edward Sidney Luttrell g dnzb gw
  55. Edward Mahoney g dnzb gw (redirects to business)
  56. Thomas Mahoney g dnzb gw (redirects to business)
  57. Henry Manoy g dnzb gw
  58. Lionel Manoy g dnzb gw
  59. Hannah Martin (mission member) g dnzb gw
  60. John Martin (doctor) g dnzb gw
  61. Hector McDonald g dnzb gw
  62. John McKenna (priest) g dnzb gw
  63. Thomas McKenna g dnzb gw
  64. Mokomoko (Māori chief) g dnzb gw
  65. Joseph Patrick Moodabe g dnzb gw - Could be own article?
  66. Michael Joseph Moodabe g dnzb gw - Could be own article?
  67. Josephine and Sybil Mulvany - could have separate articles
  68. Wiremu Nera Ngatai g teara gw
  69. Raymond Paul Olds g teara gw
  70. Joseph Palmer (runholder) g teara gw
  71. William Leonard Parker g teara gw
  72. Harry Peters (mountaineer) g teara gw
  73. Hariata Pomare g teara gw
  74. Elizabeth Allen Pudney g teara gw
  75. Elizabeth Jane Pudney g teara gw
  76. William Ranstead g teara gw
  77. John Macfarlane Ritchie g teara gw
  78. Thomas Ritchie (trader) g teara gw
  79. John Robertson (teacher) g teara gw
  80. Jean-Baptiste Rolland (priest) g teara gw
  81. Malcolm Ross (journalist) g teara gw
  82. James Rutherford (historian) g teara gw
  83. Leo Paul Schramm g teara gw
  84. Jack Seabrook g teara gw
  85. Henry Shaw (bibliophile) g teara gw
  86. Lewis Skinner g teara gw
  87. Louisa Matilda Snelson g teara gw (redirects to George Mathew Snelson)
  88. William Henry Skinner (historian) g teara gw
  89. George Stephenson (rugby league) g teara gw
  90. John Lorraine Sullivan g teara gw
  91. Donald Sutherland (explorer) g teara gw
  92. Anne Swift g teara gw
  93. Ngatai Tohi Te Ururangi Tapsell g teara gw
  94. Retireti Tapsell g teara gw
  95. Kurupo Tareha g teara gw
  96. Te Roera Tareha g teara gw
  97. Hemi Tautari g teara gw
  98. Mary Tautari g teara gw
  99. Mary Taylor (writer) g teara gw
  100. Ripeka Wharawhara-i-te-rangi Te Kakapi g teara gw
  101. Kurupo Te Moananui g teara gw
  102. Te Ua Haumene g teara gw (redirect)
  103. Rahui Te Kiri Tenetahi g teara gw
  104. Wiremu Te Heru Tenetahi g teara gw
  105. William Thomas (educationalist) g teara gw
  106. John Thornton (educationalist) g teara gw
  107. Heni Hoana Topia g teara gw
  108. Mereana Topia g teara gw
  109. Fred Tyree g teara gw
  110. William Tyree g teara gw
  111. John Baptist Vitetta g teara gw
  112. Joseph Vitetta g teara gw
  113. Vincent Vitetta (musician) g teara gw
  114. Waitohi (Ngati Toa) g teara gw
  115. Wilfred Stanley Wallis g teara gw
  116. Richard Wallwork g teara gw
  117. Doreen Eda Warren g teara gw
  118. William Webster (land speculator) g teara gw
  119. John White (Maori scholar) g teara gw
  120. William White (missionary) g teara gw
  121. John Whiteley (missionary) g teara gw
  122. John Whitney (ammunition manufacturer) g teara gw
  123. Tutere Wi Repa g teara gw
  124. Victor George Wilcox g teara gw
  125. Leonard John Wild g teara gw
  126. Albert Leslie Willetts g teara gw
  127. Philip Randal Woodhouse g teara gw
  128. Ngawini Yates g teara gw
  129. Samuel Yates (New Zealand) g teara gw

Entries that are not notable

  1. Margaret Lynch (servant) dnzb
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