The following is a list of fictional New Zealanders.

  • Alex - Schoolgirl and Olympic swimming heroine of Tessa Duder's novels
  • Paikea Apirana ("Pai") - the heroine of Witi Ihimaera's novel Whalerider
  • Kiwi Black - X-Men character from Ruatoria.
  • Blondini gang - petty criminals from Goodbye Pork Pie
  • Madge Allsop - bridesmaid and companion of Dame Edna Everage and supposedly a New Zealander from Palmerston North
  • Dr. Ropata - doctor on Shortland Street played by Temuera Morrison
  • the Dog - cartoon animal, main character of Footrot Flats
  • Fred Dagg - fictional farmer and father of seven Trevs
  • Murray Hewitt - fictional band manager from Flight of the Conchords
  • Greystone - character from the Marvel Comics X-Men universe.
  • Lori Lee - character on Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2002 to 2004.
  • Wal Footrot - cartoon farmer/owner of Footrot Flats and the Dog
  • Kiri Marialate - pilot in Japanese anime series Divergence Eve.
  • Whale Moses - warrior from the Japanese manga and anime series Saint Seiya.
  • Mazer Rackham- half Maori New Zealander, defeated the invading Bugger fleet in the Second Invasion in Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card.
  • Tuatara - DC Comics superhero with a third eye which allows him to predict the future.
  • Vale and Valea - cartoon schoolboys from Brotown
  • Lynn of Tawa - stereotypical suburbanite character created by comedian Ginette McDonald.[1]
  • Cheryl West - matriarch of the West family from the hit comedy-drama, Outrageous Fortune, played by Robyn Malcolm