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Ngapua, Hone Heke – Biography – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Hone Heke Ngapua was born at Kaikohe, according to family information on 6 June 1869, the first of 12 children of Niurangi Puriri and Hone Ngapua. A direct descendant of Rahiri, he was connected to the major tribes of the north, but was most closely affiliated to Nga Puhi through Ngati Rahiri, Ngai Tawake, Ngati Tautahi, Te Matarahurahu and Te Uri-o-Hua. Through his mother he was also of Ngati Kahu, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki and Ngati Kahungunu. Hone Heke was named after his granduncle Hone Heke Pokai, who, after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, had led the opposition to the government to draw attention to their broken promises.

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David J. Schwartz Home Page - Biography and book listing

. Self-Improvement-eBooks. com Choose from over 400 personal development ebooks and audios!Learn how you can become a member of Cornerstone Book Club. Claim your free prosperity ebook and email course. . . Click Here for full details. David J. Schwartz World Renowned Authority  on Motivation The late David Joseph Schwartz was a professor at Georgia State University, Atlanta, and was considered a leading American authority on motivation. He was also President of Creative Educational Services, a consulting firm specialising in leadership development.

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Diff'rent Strokes: Biographies/Where Are They Now?

insanely large scan of a Conrad Bain autographed photo �� Gary Coleman � Gary Coleman was born February 8, 1968 in Zion, Illinois. Adopted as an infant, his father worked for a pharmaceutical firm and his mother was a nurse. � Before reaching the age of 5, Coleman had undergone three operations for a congenital kidney defect known as nephritis. As a result of his medical condition, he would never grow any taller than 4'8". His smallness proved to be a professional advantage when he began appearing in Chicago-area TV commercials; even at the age of 9, he could still pass as a precocious five-year-old.

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The Myth That Was Masada

Were the rebels who committed mass suicide at Masada really the heroes that modern Israel has made them out to be? Should this rock fortress of Herod continue to be revered as shrine to freedom? Israel is now reconsidering one of its founding myths as they strive to keep faith at the heart of the covenant. The rock-fortress of Masada rises some 1,400 feet from the western shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Steep cliffs frame the four sides of this natural plateau. Masada is best known as the place where 960 Jewish fighters took refuge after the fall of Jerusalem, only to commit mass suicide in A.

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Brad Daugherty Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce and Net Worth

Brad Daugherty was born in the year 1965 on 19th October, which makes him 51 years old at this moment. At this age, he has achieved everything as an NBA player and an analyst. He is also one of the most popular and most successful NASCAR team owners in the world. He was born in a place called Black Mountain in North Carolina of United States of America. This makes his nationality American and ethnicity black. He is extremely tall as his height is 7 feet, which lies around 2. 13 meters. He has a weight of 111 kilograms, and he looks like a giant with such a huge height.

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IPS Damayanti Sen – first woman of DCDD in Kolkata

IPS Damayanti Sen became the first woman officer to get the title of Deputy Commissioner Detective Department (DCDD) in Kolkata replacing the Jawed Shamim,  Damayanti is the IPS officer of 1996 batch. She is the first woman to hold the seat of DCDD in the history of Kolkata police. Click here toread the Best time to start IAS Exam Preparation  She was earlier posted as assistant SP (Town) of South of 24 Parganas. She became the additional SP of the district before moving to the city police as deputy Commissioner (special) of the detective department.

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Paul Douglas - IMDb

A rare breed this guy. Paul Douglas became an unlikely middle-aged cinema star by simply capitalizing on his big, burly, brash and boorish appeal to the nth degree. The 5'11", 200 lb. actor was a bold, unabashed risk taker. He forsook an extremely successful career as one of the country's top radio/sports announcers to prove his value as an actor. The risk paid off when he found immediate award-winning success on the Broadway comedy stage. Later, despite being a raw new talent in Tinseltown, he had the audacity to turn down the Hollywood powers-that-be to revive his Broadway success to film because he felt they had "reduced" his role too much.

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Robert Plant

PeopleNostalgiaCelebrityHistory & CultureCrime & ScandalVideo PeopleNostalgiaCelebrityHistory & CultureCrime & ScandalVideo Songwriter, Singer (1948–) NameRobert PlantOccupationSongwriter, SingerBirth DateAugust 20, 1948 (age 68)Place of BirthWest Bromwich, EnglandAKARobert PlantZodiac SignLeo Robert Plant is a British rock singer and songwriter best known as the vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Robert Plant is a British rock singer and songwriter best known as the vocalist and lyricist for the band Led Zeppelin. Inspired at a young age by Elvis Presley, Plant left school to begin his musical career.

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List of The X Factor Philippines (season 1) finalists

The first season of The X Factor Philippines aired on ABS-CBN, starting on June 23, 2012 and ending October 7, 2012 but there were special episodes a week after the finale;[1] the live shows began on August 4, 2012. 12 acts made it into the live shows. KZ Tandingan was crowned the winner of the season, with Gabriel Maturan becoming the runner-up and Daddy's Home finishing in third. Boys The Boys category is mentored by Martin Nievera. Contestants from this category were males from ages 16 to 25. There were five candidates namely: Gabriel Maturan, Anton Paolo Antenorcruz, Kedebon Colim, Jeric Medina, and Michael Pangilinan.

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Compay Segundo

PeopleNostalgiaCelebrityHistory & CultureCrime & ScandalVideo PeopleNostalgiaCelebrityHistory & CultureCrime & ScandalVideo Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer (1907–2003) NameCompay SegundoOccupationGuitarist, Songwriter, SingerBirth DateNovember 18, 1907Death DateJuly 13, 2003Place of BirthSiboney, CubaPlace of DeathHavana, CubaOriginallyFrancisco Repilado Cuban musician Compay Segundo (originally Francisco Repilado) achieved international success as part of Buena Vista Social Club in 1997. Singer/songwriter Compay Segundo (originally Francisco Repilado) took his name from the Cuban slang for "friend," and his usual roe as "second voice" on recordings and performances.

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