Here is a list of names for people who are in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
If you find someone you are looking for and you want more information, vist the site where you can search for the person and read the full details – the link is at the bottom of the page.
If you know who you are looking for the easiest way to find a name you are looking for is to use the CTRL+F and a search box will pop up. Type a name into the box then you can highlight all of the words that match and use the arrows to go up and down.
There are 13 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
Baker, Frederick 1908 - 1958 Nga Puhi
accountant, military leader, rehabilitation officer, public servant
Balneavis, Henare Te Raumoa Huatahi 1880 - 1940 Ngai Tamanuhiri and Te Whakatohea
interpreter, private secretary, public administrator
Barrett, Huiatahi 1873/1874? - 1952
Ngati Maniapoto leader
Barrett, William Daniel 1878 - 1953
Ngai Tahu leader, land court agent, trust board secretary
Bennett, Charles Moihi Te Arawaka 1913 - 1998 Ngati Whakaue and Ngati Pikiao
broadcaster, military leader, public servant, high commissioner
Bennett, Frederick Augustus 1871 - 1950 Ngati Whakaue
Anglican clergyman and bishop
Bidois, Louis Hekenui 1899 - 1955 Ngati Ranginui and Ngai Te Rangi
Black, Sholto Kairakau 1902 - 1963 Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Te Whakatohea
teacher, principal, community services co-ordinator, community leader
Blake, John Thomas 1853 - 1940 Taranaki
surveyor, interpreter, land agent, historian, racehorse owner and trainer
Boyd, Te Heke-rangatira-ki-Nukutaurua 1885/1886? - 1959
Ngati Moe woman of mana, interpreter
Bragg, Martha Sarah Kahui 1895 - 1975 Ngai Tahu
dairy farmer, foster parent
Broughton, Rangiahuta Alan Herewini Ruka 1940 - 1986 Nga Rauru
tohunga, Anglican priest, university lecturer
Buck, Peter Henry 1877? - 1951
Ngati Mutunga, doctor, military leader, health administrator, politician, anthropologist, museum director
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography