Famous New Zealand Women
Inspired by @familyfeud cause I'm watching Family Feud and this was a category
- •Kate SheppardNZ's most famous suffragette. Helped introduce universal suffrage to NZ, making us the first country to give all women the right to vote
- •Lydia KoProfessional golfer who became the No. 1 ranked woman professional ugolfer on 2 February 2015 at 17-years-old!!! making her the youngest player (of any gender) to ever be ranked No. 1 in professional golf.
- •Helen ClarkFormer Prime Minister, currently gunning for the top job at the UN
- •Keisha Castle-HughesWas nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for Whale Rider when she was 12. Currently (?) in Game of Thrones
- •Hayley WestenraClassical pop opera singer.
- •Georgina BeyerFirst openly transgender woman in the world to be elected Mayor (in 1995), and serve as an MP
- •KimbraGrammy award winning recording artist. Check out her live performance of Settle Down at SXSW. She's an angel!!!
- •Rachel HunterFormer supermodel, once married to Rod Stewart (not that that's an achievement)
- •Hilary BarryNews presenter! I love her a lot. Known as Mate of the Nation.
- •Karen WalkerFashion, jewellery and eyewear designer
- •Dame Kiri Te KanawaFamous soprano
- •Eleanor CattonAuthor. For her novel The Luminaries she won the 2013 Man Booker Prize.
- •Valerie AdamsOlympic shot putter, and four-time world champion. Her lil brother, Steven Adams, plays for the NBA and he's fucking gorgeous
- •Anna PaquinWon an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Piano when she was 11!!! Starred in True Blood
- •LordeGrammy award winning singer and teen alt pop princess