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Adam Ngawati Blair (born 20 March 1986) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays for the New Zealand Warriors in the National Rugby League.
Alex Gilbert (Russian: Саша Александр "Алекс" Гилберт; (full name Sasha Alexander Gilbert; 1 April 1992) is a New Zealand adoption advocate. He is known as the founder of the adoption project I'm Adopted which he established in 2015. Gilbert was born Gusovskoi Alexander Viktorovich in Arkhangelsk, Russia, placed in the local orphanage for the first two years of his life until he was adopted by his New Zealand parents in 1994. In 2013 Gilbert started searching for his birth parents in Russia who he had no connection with. He managed to find his birth mother and then eventually his birth father, who didn't know about his existence until he contacted him in 2013. The story of his search for, and finally meeting, his birth parents in Russia first aired on New Zealand TV in 2014. In 2015 Gilbert created the adoption project I'm Adopted which has helped others adopted around the world share their stories and find their birth parents. The project gives adopted people who are on the search for their birth parents or family the right to search for their lost connections. Gilbert has made several appearances in various television shows and documentaries which focus on the subject of international adoption. He has also written two books, My Russian Side in 2014 and his autobiography I'm Adopted which he independently released at the beginning of 2018.
Sir Alfred Hamish Reed (30 December 1875 – 15 January 1975), generally known as A.H. Reed, was a New Zealand publisher, author and entrepreneur.
Anthony Warren Short (born 2 January 1953) is a former New Zealand cricketer who played three first class cricket matches and a single one day match for Central Districts between 1978 and 1980.
The Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is an international rally championship organized by the FIA encompassing rounds in Asia and Oceania.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
The Australasian snapper (Pagrus auratus) or silver seabream, is a species of porgie found in coastal waters of Australia, Philippines, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Japan and New Zealand.
The Bartercard Cup (successor of the Lion Red Cup) was the top level rugby league club competition in New Zealand from 2000 until 2007.
A bascule bridge (sometimes referred to as a drawbridge) is a moveable bridge with a counterweight that continuously balances a span, or "leaf", throughout its upward swing to provide clearance for boat traffic.
William James Te Wehi Taitoko (17 January 1948 – 7 August 1991) better known by his stage name Billy T. James, was a New Zealand entertainer, comedian, musician and actor.
Bream is a general term for a species of freshwater and marine fish belonging to a variety of genera including Abramis (e.g., A. brama, the common bream), Acanthopagrus, Argyrops, Blicca, Brama, Chilotilapia, Etelis, Lepomis, Gymnocranius, Lethrinus, Nemipterus, Pharyngochromis, Rhabdosargus, or Scolopsis.
Bream Bay is a locality and bay on the east coast of New Zealand.
Cape Reinga / Te Rerenga Wairua (Māori) is the northwesternmost tip of the Aupouri Peninsula, at the northern end of the North Island of New Zealand.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Dargaville (Māori: Takiwira) is a town in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Education Review Office (ERO) (Māori: Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with reviewing and publicly reporting on the quality of education and care of students in all New Zealand schools and early childhood services.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
The Flagstaff War – also known as Hōne Heke's Rebellion, the Northern War and the First Māori War – was fought between 11 March 1845 and 11 January 1846 in and around the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
Gilbert Mair (Peterhead, Scotland, 23 May 1799 – Whangarei, 16 July 1857) was a sailor and a merchant trader who visited New Zealand for the first time when he was twenty, and lived there from 1824 till his death.
In Māoridom and New Zealand, a hapū ("subtribe", or "clan") functions as "the basic political unit within Māori society".
Hikurangi is a settlement in Northland, New Zealand.
HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Australia and New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery from 1768 to 1771.
Horahora is a suburb on the southwestern side of Whangarei, in Northland, New Zealand.
The Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Arts Centre is a proposed art and cultural centre in Whangarei, New Zealand.
Ian Donald Jones (born 17 April 1967 in Whangarei) is a former New Zealan rugby union player.
The International Rally of Whangarei is a rally racing event held in Whangarei, New Zealand.
The ecological restoration of islands, or island restoration, is the application of the principles of ecological restoration to islands and island groups.
Iwi are the largest social units in New Zealand Māori society.
Sir John Ross Marshall New Zealand Army Orders 1952/405 (5 March 1912 – 30 August 1988), generally known as Jack Marshall, was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
Kaitaia is a town in the Far North District of New Zealand, at the base of the Aupouri Peninsula, about 160 km northwest of Whangarei.
Kamo is a small township north of Whangarei, approximately five minutes drive from the Whangarei CBD.
Kauri gum is a fossilised resin detracted from kauri trees (Agathis australis), which is made into crafts such as jewellery.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand Australian country music singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Laura Dekker (born 20 September 1995) is a New Zealand born, Dutch sailor.
Laurence Clark (born 1949) is a New Zealand cartoonist and illustrator.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The Northern League Division One league, currently known as Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1 for sponsorship reasons, is a semi-professional/professional New Zealand association football league competition.
Marsden Point lies southeast of Whangarei and around from Auckland's CBD.
Maunu is a suburb in the south west of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.
Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.
The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
Sir Richard Michael Hill (born 23 December 1938) is a New Zealand jeweller, entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded global jewellery retailer Michael Hill Jeweller in 1979.
The Ministry of Education (Māori: Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with overseeing the New Zealand education system.
The Mitre 10 Cup is a rugby union professional competition for New Zealand unions.
Morningside is a suburb to the south of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.
The Musket Wars were a series of as many as 3,000 battles and raids fought throughout New Zealand as well as the Chatham Islands among Māori between 1807 and 1845, after Māori first obtained muskets and then engaged in an intertribal arms race in order to gain territory or seek revenge for past defeats.
The National Competition (previously called the National Zonal Competition) is the top-level rugby league competition run by the New Zealand Rugby League.
New Zealand First (Aotearoa Tuatahi), commonly abbreviated to NZ First, is a nationalist and populist political party in New Zealand.
The New Zealand national rugby union team, called the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is known as the country's national sport.
The New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) is New Zealand's leading off-road motor rally competition.
The New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league football in New Zealand.
State Highway 1 (SH 1) is the longest and most significant road in the New Zealand roading network, running the length of both main islands.
State Highway 14 (SH 14) is a New Zealand state highway in the north of the North Island.
The New Zealand women's national field hockey team is also known as the Black Sticks Women.
Ngāpuhi (or Ngā Puhi) is a Māori iwi located in the Northland region of New Zealand, and centred in the Hokianga, the Bay of Islands, and Whangārei.
Ngāti Pāoa is a Māori iwi (tribe) of the Hauraki region of New Zealand.
The North Auckland Line (designation NAL) is a major section of New Zealand's national rail network, and is made up of the following parts: the portion of track that runs northward from Westfield Junction to Newmarket Station; from there, westward to Waitakere; from there, northward to Otiria via Whangarei.
North Force is a football club based in the Whangarei, New Zealand.
The Northland Emergency Services Trust (NEST) is a charitable trust established to provide a dedicated emergency rescue helicopter service for the people of Northland.
The Northland Region (Te Tai Tokerau) is the northernmost of New Zealand's 16 local government regions.
The Northland Rugby Football Union is the governing body of rugby union in the Northland region of New Zealand, including the northernmost part of the Auckland local government region.
Northport is a commercial port at Marsden Point, at the entrance to the Whangarei Harbour in New Zealand, next to the Marsden Point Oil Refinery.
NorthTec (Tai Tokerau Wānanga) is a tertiary education provider in northern New Zealand, with its main campus in Raumanga, Whangarei.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.
Okara Park (currently known as Toll Stadium due to a sponsorship agreement) is a multi-purpose stadium in Whangarei, New Zealand.
Onerahi is a seaside suburb of Whangarei, New Zealand's northern most city.
Otangarei is a suburb of Whangarei, in Northland Region, New Zealand.
Pompallier Catholic College is a Catholic co-educational secondary school located in the suburb of Maunu in Whangarei, New Zealand.
Portland is a locality on the western side of Whangarei Harbour in Northland, New Zealand.
The Rally New Zealand is an annual rally race in New Zealand.
Raumanga is a suburb of Whangarei in the Northland Region of New Zealand.
New Zealand is divided into sixteen regions for local government purposes.
Rene Ranger (born 30 September 1986) is a New Zealand rugby union player who is plays for He most recently played for Montpellier in the Top 14 in France for two seasons from 2013.
The Royal Society Te Apārangi (in full, Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi) is an independent government body in New Zealand providing funding and policy advice in the fields of sciences and the humanities.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
In the New Zealand education system, decile is a key measure of socioeconomic status used to target funding and support schools.
The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.
Springs Flat is a suburb to the north of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.
The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23.5° (the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn) and temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes 35–66.5°) north and south of the Equator.
Suzie Muirhead (born Suzie Ngaire Pearce, 10 April 1975 in Whangarei) is a field hockey defender who was a member of the New Zealand team which finished sixth at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Tapu, tabu or kapu is a Polynesian traditional concept denoting something holy or sacred, with "spiritual restriction" or "implied prohibition"; it involves rules and prohibitions.
Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is an online encyclopedia created by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage of the New Zealand Government.
Te Tai Tokerau is a New Zealand parliamentary Māori electorate that was created out of the Northern Maori electorate ahead of the first Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) election in 1996.
Territorial authorities are the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils.
Three Mile Bush is a suburb of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.
Tikipunga is one of the biggest suburbs in Whangarei, New Zealand.
Timothy Grant Southee (born 11 December 1988) is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays all forms of the game.
Time in New Zealand, by law, is divided into two standard time zones.
The Trewartha climate classification is a climate classification system published by American geographer Glenn Thomas Trewartha in 1966, and updated in 1980.
The University of Auckland (Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is the largest university in New Zealand, located in the country's largest city, Auckland.
Waikato Tainui, Waikato or Tainui is a group of Māori people iwi (tribal confederation) based in Waikato Region, in the western central region of New Zealand's North Island.
The West Coast (Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island, it is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country.
Whangarei is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region.
1999 Whangarei is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate that was first created for the.
Whangarei Airport is a small airport to the south east of Whangarei city, in the suburb of Onerahi, on the east coast of Northland on the North Island, New Zealand.
Whangarei District is a territorial authority district in the Northland Region of New Zealand that is governed by the Whangarei District Council.
Whangarei Harbour is a large harbour on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
Whau Valley is a suburb of Whangarei, in Northland Region, New Zealand.
Winston Raymond Peters (born 11 April 1945) is a New Zealand politician who is the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2017, currently serving as Acting Prime Minister since 21 June 2018.
The 2011 Rugby World Cup was the seventh Rugby World Cup, a quadrennial international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1987.
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