New Zealand music stars died before turning 40

Here are 45 famous musicians from New Zealand died before 40:

Gu Cheng

Gu Cheng (September 24, 1956 Beijing-October 8, 1993 Waiheke Island) also known as Cheng Gu was a New Zealand poet, essayist and novelist. His child is Gu Mu Er.

He died as a result of suicide by hanging.

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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith (March 16, 1963 Auckland-February 15, 2002 Beijing) a.k.a. Kevin Tod Smith or Smithy was a New Zealand actor. He had three children, Oscar Smith, Willard Smith and Tyrone Smith.

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Robin Hyde

Robin Hyde (January 19, 1906 Cape Town-August 23, 1939 England) was a New Zealand writer, novelist and journalist.

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Jason Richards

Jason Richards (April 10, 1976 Nelson-December 15, 2011 Melbourne) was a New Zealand race car driver.

He died as a result of cancer.

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Jack Lovelock

Jack Lovelock (January 5, 1910 Crushington-December 28, 1949 New York City) was a New Zealand personality.

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Alfred Christopher Picard

Alfred Christopher Picard (May 24, 1824-September 17, 1855) was a New Zealand personality.

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William Stevenson

William Stevenson (April 5, 2015-April 5, 1983) was a New Zealand personality.

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Grant Lingard

Grant Lingard (April 5, 1961-April 5, 1995) was a New Zealand artist and visual artist.

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Colin McLachlan

Colin McLachlan (April 5, 2015-April 5, 1985) was a New Zealand personality.

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John McAlpine

John McAlpine (April 5, 2015-April 5, 1984) was a New Zealand personality.

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Thomas Ellison

Thomas Ellison (November 11, 1867 Otakou-October 2, 1904 Wellington) was a New Zealand personality.

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Jarrod Cunningham

Jarrod Cunningham (September 7, 1968 Hawke's Bay-July 22, 2007) was a New Zealand personality.

He died as a result of motor neuron disease.

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Frank Lewis Rogers

Frank Lewis Rogers (April 5, 2015-April 25, 1980) was a New Zealand personality.

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Logan Sloane

Logan Sloane (April 5, 2015-April 5, 1980) was a New Zealand personality.

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Norman Shelton

Norman Shelton (April 5, 2015-April 5, 1980) was a New Zealand personality.

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Keith Allen

Keith Allen (April 5, 2015-June 15, 1984) was a New Zealand personality.

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Oscar Natzka

Oscar Natzka (June 15, 1912 New Zealand-November 4, 1951 New York City) also known as Oscar Natzke or Natzke, Oscar was a New Zealand singer.

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Lionel Jack Dumbleton

Lionel Jack Dumbleton (April 5, 2015 New Zealand-September 25, 1976) was a New Zealand personality.

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Martin Emond

Martin Emond (June 1, 1969 New Zealand-March 5, 2004) was a New Zealand personality.

He died in suicide.

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Mark Porter

Mark Porter (October 2, 1974 Hamilton-October 8, 2006 Sydney) was a New Zealand race car driver.

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Marty Johnstone

Marty Johnstone (April 5, 2015 New Zealand-April 5, 1979) was a New Zealand personality.

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Lloyd White

Lloyd White (April 5, 2015-April 5, 1981) was a New Zealand personality.

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Bill Stalker

Bill Stalker (August 3, 1948 New Zealand-November 28, 1981 Melbourne) was a New Zealand actor.

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Adrian Shelford

Adrian Shelford (January 4, 1964 Christchurch-September 19, 2003 Wigan) was a New Zealand personality.

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Tony Wilding

Tony Wilding (October 31, 1883 Christchurch-May 9, 1915 Pas-de-Calais) also known as Anthony Frederick Wilding was a New Zealand tennis player.

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Richard Travis

Richard Travis (April 6, 1884 Opotiki-July 25, 1918 Rossignol Wood Cemetery) also known as King of No Man's Land or Prince of Scouts was a New Zealand soldier.

He died in bombardment.

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Rob Hall

Rob Hall (January 14, 1961 New Zealand-May 11, 1996 Mount Everest) was a New Zealand mountaineer.

He died caused by mountaineering.

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Jim Sanders

Jim Sanders (April 5, 2015 New Zealand-April 5, 1981) was a New Zealand personality.

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Neville Hiscock

Neville Hiscock (March 27, 1951-April 5, 1983) was a New Zealand personality.

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Reo Fortune

Reo Fortune (April 5, 2015 New Zealand-April 5, 1979) otherwise known as Reo Franklin Fortune was a New Zealand anthropologist and teacher.

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Andrew Todd

Andrew Todd (April 5, 2015 Heriot, New Zealand-April 5, 1976 Wellington) was a New Zealand personality.

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Paul Dobbs

Paul Dobbs (October 5, 1970 New Zealand-June 10, 2010 Isle of Man) also known as Dobsy was a New Zealand motorcycle racer.

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Robert Holden

Robert Holden (December 17, 1958 Norland, West Yorkshire-May 31, 1996 Glen Helen, Isle of Man) was a New Zealand personality.

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John Anderson

John Anderson (April 5, 2015 New Zealand-April 5, 1984) was a New Zealand rugby player and athlete.

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William Edward Sanders

William Edward Sanders (February 7, 1883 Auckland-August 14, 1917 Ireland) was a New Zealand soldier.

He died caused by killed in action.

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John Mulgan

John Mulgan (December 31, 1911 Christchurch-April 26, 1945) also known as John Alan Edward Mulgan was a New Zealand writer, journalist, editor and author.

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Matiu Ratana

Matiu Ratana (December 16, 1912-October 7, 1949 Whanganui) a.k.a. Matiu Rātana was a New Zealand politician.

He died as a result of traffic collision.

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Donald Stott

Donald Stott (October 23, 1914 Birkenhead, New Zealand-March 20, 1945 Balikpapan) was a New Zealand personality.

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Bruce Grant

Bruce Grant (April 5, 1963-August 13, 1995 Pakistan) was a New Zealand alpine skier and athlete.

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Bruce McLaren

Bruce McLaren (August 30, 1937 Auckland-June 2, 1970 Goodwood Circuit) also known as Bruce Leslie McLaren was a New Zealand race car driver, automotive engineer and inventor.

He died in traffic collision.

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Barnaby Jack

Barnaby Jack (November 22, 1977-July 25, 2013 San Francisco) was a New Zealand programmer.

He died in combined drug intoxication.

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Alfred Shout

Alfred Shout (August 8, 1882 Wellington-August 11, 1915 Gallipoli) was a New Zealand soldier.

He died caused by died of wounds.

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Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield (October 14, 1888 Wellington-January 9, 1923 Fontainebleau) otherwise known as J. Middleton Murry or Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry was a New Zealand writer and author.

She died caused by tuberculosis.

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Thomas Cooke

Thomas Cooke (July 5, 1881 Kaikoura-July 25, 1916 Pozières) was a New Zealand soldier.

He died as a result of ballistic trauma.

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Cecil D'Arcy

Cecil D'Arcy (August 11, 1850 Whanganui-October 1, 1881) was a New Zealand soldier.

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