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New Zealand's Top 100 History Makers

30 September 2005

New Zealand's Top 100 History Makers

Premieres Thursday, 6 October at 7:30pm

An amazing number of Kiwis have changed the world. Find out which one is the greatest in New Zealand's Top 100 History Makers, Prime's new local seven-part series. The countdown begins at 7:30pm this Thursday, 6 October.

Hosted by Ali Mau, New Zealand's Top 100 History Makers features a reputable panel of Kiwis who will debate, deliver and rank the list from one hundred to one. Panel members include Raybon Kan, Kerre Woodham, Joseph Romanos, Robyn Langwell, Stacey Daniels, Tainui Stephens and Melanie Nolan.

The Top 100 list is made up of Kiwis who have influenced, affected, changed, challenged, or have been admired by everyday New Zealanders. Inventors, sporting champions, film stars, innovators, scientists, colonial and pre-colonial figures, Maori leaders, writers, artists, war-time heroes, business leaders. These New Zealanders who have achieved fame or exerted influence will be ranked in order of their impact.

This NZ On Air funded series comprises six one-hour documentary style shows and a live-to-air finale which will reveal the peoples choice Top Ten on Thursday, 17 November.

The countdown begins on Thursday 6 October at 7:30pm on Prime

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