Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
56.
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Kerry
132 +15
77.
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Shane
86 +14
87.
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Alistair
64 new
52.
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Tony
149 +13
60.
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Joseph
124 +13
71.
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Dean
94 +13
44.
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Simon
170 +12
89.
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Desmond
61 new
89.
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Ivan
61 new
25.
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Steven
297 +11
76.
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Derek
88 +10
66.
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Terence
106 +9
92.
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Arthur
60 new
92.
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Lawrence
60 new
16.
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Grant
392 +7
24.
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Gregory
330 +6
27.
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Andrew
277 +6
34.
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Keith
225 +5
41.
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Martin
180 +5
17.
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Alan
376 +4
47.
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Craig
163 +4
63.
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Neville
112 +4
68.
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Brett
103 +4
97.
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Matthew
57 new
97.
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Walter
57 new
32.
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Allan
243 +3
73.
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Nicholas
93 +3
85.
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Maurice
67 +3
12.
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Anthony
445 +2
15.
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Wayne
422 +2
46.
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Russell
166 +2
74.
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Lance
92 +2
78.
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Noel
85 +2
99.
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Leonard
55 new
2.
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David
1,238 +1
5.
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Stephen
873 +1
7.
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Mark
752 +1
14.
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William
429 +1
39.
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Raymond
195 +1
49.
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Patrick
159 +1
51.
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Brent
153 +1
54.
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Robin
143 +1
61.
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Gavin
118 +1
68.
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Leslie
103 +1
88.
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Terry
63 +1
99.
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Stewart
55 +1
1.
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Peter
1,484 0
4.
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Michael
1,007 0
9.
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Christopher
680 0
10.
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Kevin
551 0
11.
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Richard
482 0
22.
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Graeme
348 0
28.
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Philip
268 0
29.
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Colin
267 0
37.
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Donald
203 0
42.
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Stuart
173 0
57.
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Jeffrey
130 0
74.
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Rodney
92 0
3.
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John
1,181 -1
6.
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Paul
803 -1
8.
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Robert
708 -1
13.
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Ian
433 -1
26.
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Ross
291 -1
45.
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Roger
168 -1
55.
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Malcolm
135 -1
63.
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Dennis
112 -1
18.
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Bruce
368 -2
20.
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Murray
359 -2
34.
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Kenneth
225 -2
40.
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Garry
184 -2
43.
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Thomas
172 -2
47.
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Timothy
163 -2
80.
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Eric
83 -2
86.
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Alexander
66 -2
21.
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Gary
358 -3
23.
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James
347 -3
62.
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Nigel
115 -3
70.
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Edward
101 -3
83.
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Rex
73 -3
92.
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Gerard
60 -3
31.
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Geoffrey
253 -4
38.
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Neil
198 -4
52.
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Warren
149 -4
83.
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Bernard
73 -4
18.
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Brian
368 -5
30.
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Graham
265 -5
36.
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Trevor
210 -5
65.
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Gordon
110 -5
66.
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George
106 -5
71.
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Charles
94 -5
59.
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Douglas
128 -6
50.
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Phillip
158 -7
89.
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Daniel
61 -7
33.
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Barry
241 -9
92.
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Owen
60 -9
96.
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Warwick
58 -10
58.
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Ronald
129 -11
81.
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Glenn
79 -11
81.
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Bryan
79 -17
79.
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Lindsay
84 -21
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
68.
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Nicola
108 +28
22.
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Debra
269 +23
78.
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Kim
86 new
86.
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Michele
80 new
86.
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Sarah
80 new
75.
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Andrea
87 +14
75.
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Jeanette
87 +14
82.
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Paula
82 +14
13.
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Julie
344 +13
47.
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Lesley
146 +13
53.
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Sally
128 +12
6.
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Deborah
415 +9
66.
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Diana
113 +9
27.
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Joanne
232 +8
34.
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Vicki
186 +8
88.
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Vivienne
79 +8
93.
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Stephanie
74 new
39.
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Carolyn
174 +7
44.
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Kathryn
166 +7
59.
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Kerry
120 +7
37.
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Donna
175 +6
53.
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Fiona
128 +6
60.
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Gillian
118 +6
62.
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Kay
116 +6
75.
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Lynne
87 +6
95.
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Philippa
71 new
18.
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Sharon
305 +5
48.
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Ann
138 +5
91.
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Adrienne
78 +5
28.
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Denise
226 +4
65.
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Maree
114 +4
81.
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Caroline
83 +4
97.
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Janine
70 new
55.
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Jan
127 +3
74.
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Michelle
89 +3
82.
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Jocelyn
82 +3
98.
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Claire
69 new
8.
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Wendy
402 +2
12.
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Helen
351 +2
19.
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Diane
301 +2
45.
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Yvonne
164 +2
61.
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Cheryl
117 +2
85.
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Joy
81 +2
99.
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Victoria
68 new
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Susan
915 +1
24.
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Catherine
257 +1
30.
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Janice
218 +1
69.
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Shona
104 +1
3.
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Christine
609 0
4.
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Jennifer
458 0
5.
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Margaret
428 0
7.
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Linda
409 0
9.
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Elizabeth
399 0
17.
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Barbara
306 0
20.
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Lynette
299 0
34.
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Dianne
186 0
49.
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Lynda
134 0
72.
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Ruth
100 0
2.
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Karen
808 -1
25.
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Suzanne
237 -1
56.
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Jillian
125 -1
63.
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Angela
115 -1
21.
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Carol
275 -2
43.
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Kathleen
169 -2
56.
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Colleen
125 -2
11.
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Robyn
356 -3
14.
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Patricia
341 -3
15.
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Sandra
339 -3
16.
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Mary
315 -3
32.
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Janet
199 -3
40.
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Rosemary
173 -3
41.
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Lorraine
172 -3
95.
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Jill
71 -3
10.
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Judith
370 -4
31.
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Raewyn
207 -4
37.
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Pauline
175 -4
51.
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Jacqueline
133 -4
56.
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Sheryl
125 -4
33.
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Jane
188 -5
49.
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Marie
134 -5
36.
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Shirley
180 -6
42.
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Alison
171 -6
46.
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Annette
162 -6
67.
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Beverley
110 -6
82.
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Penelope
82 -6
94.
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Elaine
72 -6
23.
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Anne
263 -7
29.
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Pamela
225 -7
71.
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Glenda
102 -7
79.
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Glenys
84 -7
79.
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Louise
84 -7
88.
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Josephine
79 -7
26.
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Heather
236 -8
63.
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Brenda
115 -8
88.
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Bronwyn
79 -10
52.
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Gail
129 -13
70.
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Maria
103 -15
99.
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Teresa
68 -15
92.
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Frances
75 -22
73.
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Maureen
93 -23