Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

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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
policeman

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