Mahe Drysdale is the New Zealands 2008 olympic flag bearer.
Darcy Hadfield in men's single sculls rowing at the 1920 Games in Antwerp.
New Zealand's first Olympic gold medal was won at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam by Ted Morgan in boxing in the welterweight division.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete representing New Zealand has won an Olympic medal in gymnastics.
The Maori are the original inhabitants of New Zealand.
The Pavlova-which was first made in New Zealand