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Celebrities,Movies,and Cinema of New Zealand
Map of New Zealand
Where Is It At?
Most people don't even know where New Zealand is at, or they think that it is just another name for Australia. New Zealand is it's own continental islands. Located just southeast of Australia and Tasmania. The population in 2013 was 4.471 million people. The form of government is a parliamentary system. There are 8 universities and the capitol is Wellington.
New Zealand Born Celebrities
Now, it's time to get to what you actually came here for. The higher ranking men and women of New Zealand.
Birthdate: October 26, 1967
Hometown: Whangarei, North Island, New Zealand
Given Name: Keith Lionel Urban
Occupation: Country Music Singer
Spouse: Nichole Kidman
Children: Faith Margaret Kidman Urban
Sunday Rose Kidman Urban
Songs: "You'll Think Of Me", "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me"
Birthdate: March 29, 1968
Hometown: Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
Given Name: Lucille Francis Ryan
Spouse: Robert Gerard Tapert
Children: Julius Robert Bay Tapert
Judah Miro Tapert
Works: Xena the Warrior Princess
Birthdate: April 7, 1964
Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand
Given Name: Russell Ira Crowe
Spouse: Danielle Spencer
Children:Tennyson Spencer Crowe
Charles Spencer Crowe
Works: A Beautiful Mind
Birthdate: May 16, 1977
Hometown: New Plymouth, New Zealand
Given Name: Melanie Jayne Lynskey
Spouse: Jimmi Simpson (Divorced)
Works: Coyote Ugly
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New Zealand Movies
Below you will see listed some of the most popular films made in New Zealand. Included was their production company, production cost, director, and movie poster.
"Goodbye Pork Pie"
Description: Local goon, Gerry, hires a yellow mini in Kaitaia using a stolen license. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. He is devastated and needs to talk to her. He has no transport and needs a ride. Together with the little mini that Gerry names "Pork Pie", they hit the road to travel the length of the country. Their high speed exploits earn them the name "the Blondini gang". The police, however take a dim view of this and make it their mission in life to stop the Blondini boys from reaching their destination.
- Written by Evan Yates
Starring: Tony Barry, Kelly Johnson, Claire Oberman
Release Date: 1981
Description: Set on the east coast of New Zealand in the year 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.
Starring: James Rolleston, Taika Waititi, Moerangi Tihore
Release Date: 2010
Description: A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.
Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill
Release Date: 1993
Description: A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.
Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton
Release Date: 2002
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New Zealand Music
Music differs around the world and here is what New Zealand has to offer the world in their types of music.
Born: December 17, 1976
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Given Name: Nathan Glen Taane Tinorau
Born: September 29, 1956
Given Name: Jenny Patricia Morris
Hometown: Takoroa, New Zealand
Born: June 6, 1986
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
Given Name: Virginia Claire Wigmore
Genre: Rock and Pop
Born: September 3, 1986
Hometown: South Auckland, New Zealand
Given Name: Joshua Elia Williams
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New Zealand Television
The T.V. has captivated human beings around the world, so why shouldn't an little island be any different.?
Description: Amy, Britta and Cody are 25 and have been friends forever but their lives aren't going as they thought they would. They plan to be married (Cody), famous (Britta) and rich (Amy) within a year.
Cast: Alix Bushnell, Bronwyn Turei, Anna Hutchinson, Irene Wood, Ingrid Park, Matt Whelan
Number of Seasons: 5
The Almighty Johnsons
Description: The Almighty Johnsons is a new South Pacific Pictures comedy-drama series about four brothers, raised in heartland New Zealand, who also happen to be the living incarnations of Norse Gods. They even have their own super-god-powers. Sort of - it's just that their powers aren't actually all that powerful. Well, not yet - but that could all change soon
- - Written by Anonymous
Cast: Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman, Jared Turner, Ben Barrington
Number of Seasons: 3
Description: When his estranged father dies, lawyer Will Carrington suddenly inherits half a house, guardianship of his half sister, a share in a racing greyhound, and a live in dog trainer.
Cast: Toby Sharpe, Mick Innes, Susana Tang, John Thomson, Catherine Waller, Derek Payne
Number of Seasons: 1
Description: A game played similarly to Jeopardy, but strictly for teams made up of students from a University.
Cast: Tom Conroy
Number of Seasons: 15
Category: Game Show