dunno but you can check herehttp://www.aol.co.nz/sport/gallery/nz-famous-athletes-sv-072408
The most popular sport in new zealand is actually football or soccer, followed by rugby with their very famous all black national team. The third most popular sport in NZ is touch rugby.
I would say Rugby...
Bluff (South Island NZ)
nic and alex in nz southland rules
Vijay Singh - world class golferJimmy "superfly" Snuka - Former WWF wrestlerLote Tuqiri - Australian Wallabies winger (Sport of Rugby Union)Sitiveni Sivivatu - NZ All Blacks winger (Sport of Rugby Union)Anand Satyanand - Governor General (head of State) of NZ
Probably the most popular would be footy