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Australia-Oceania Alofi 1,190 inhabitants 260 sq km 4.58 inhabitants/sq km New Zealand dollars (NZD) self-governing in free association with New Zealand population evolution

Famous people from Niue

Here is a list of famous people from Niue. Curious if anybody from Niue made it our most famous people in the world list? Read the aformentioned article in order to find out.

John Pule

Painting Artist

John Puhiatau Pule, ONZM, is a Niuean artist, novelist and poet. Pule was born in Liku, Niue and has lived in Auckland, New Zealand since the age of 3. The Queensland Art Gallery describes him as "one of the Pacific's most significant artists".

Shimpal Lelisi


Shimpal Lelisi is a New Zealand actor and TV presenter, best known as one of the members of the Naked Samoans.

Vela Manusaute


Vela Manusaute is a Niuean writer and director. He is credited with the original idea for the film The Tattooist. Vela is part Niuean and part Samoan, he was born in Niue and lived in his village Mutalau before his family left for New Zealand.