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Famous Rowers from New Zealand

Updated October 13, 2018 4.3k views29 items

List of notable or famous rowers from New Zealand, with bios and photos, including the top rowers born in New Zealand and even some popular rowers who immigrated to New Zealand. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Kiwi rowers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These rowers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known rower from New Zealand is included when available.

This list contains people like Fiona Paterson and Jade Uru.

This historic rowers from New Zealand list can help answer the questions "Who are some Kiwi rowers of note?" and "Who are the most famous rowers from New Zealand?" These prominent rowers of New Zealand may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Kiwi rowers.

Use this list of renowned Kiwi rowers to discover some new rowers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Anna Reymer

    Anna Reymer is a New Zealand rower....  more
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Tokoroa, New Zealand
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    Ben Hammond

    Ben Hammond is a New Zealander rower....
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Whanganui, New Zealand
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    Chris Harris

    Chris Harris is a New Zealander rower....
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
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    Emma Twigg

    Emma Twigg (born 1 March 1987 in Napier, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rower. She competed in the single scull at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. She was selected to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she finished fourth.Twigg took 2015 off from rowing and completed a FIFA Master in Management, Law, and Humanities of Sport (building on an undergraduate degree from the University of Waikato. She took time off from rowing again after the 2016 Summer Olympics, and was employed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Switzerland. She returned to competitive rowing in 2019, in a bid to qualify for the 2020 Olympics and is part of the New Zealand international team competing in the...  more
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Napier, New Zealand