Dani Wilson, a video game designer from Taupo, appeared on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in New Zealand in the September 9 and 16, 2008 episodes. She walked away with NZ$32,000, at that time the highest total by a New Zealand contestant.


NZ$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Referring to an athlete's record of achievement, what is a 'PB'?
• A: Personal Best • B: Performance Bad
• C: Pulled Bicep • D: Painful Bulge

NZ$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Information that proves a crime is colloquially known as the 'smoking what'?
• A: Pipe • B: Oven
• C: Gun • D: Rock star

NZ$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
A 1956 classic hit was called 'Why do fools...'?
• A: Drink and Gamble • B: Fall in Love
• C: Get Married • D: Become Politicians

NZ$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What word best describes a skill or ability you are born with?
• A: Inanimate • B: Innate
• C: Installed • D: Instilled

NZ$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the name of the exhibition of Maori art and culture that opened in the USA in 1984?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Te Kaupapa Maori • B: Te Reo
• C: Te Tongarewa • D: Te Maori
Ask the Audience Results: A: 20% • B: 10% • C: 16% • D: 54%

NZ$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which novel contains the line: 'Four legs good, two legs bad'?
• A: Animal Farm • B: Moby-Dick
• C: Sons and Lovers • D: To Kill a Mockingbird
The klaxon called time and Dani would return on NZ$2,000 with 2 lifelines still available.

NZ$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which branch of medicine is Archibald McIndoe a famous name?
• A: Paediatrics • B: Plastic surgery
• C: Obstetrics • D: Cardiac surgery

NZ$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In 2008, Colombian security forces rescued 15 hostages held by what organisation?

NZ$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Imola was the venue for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of which country?
• A: Hungary • B: Malaysia
• C: San Marino • D: Brazil

NZ$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What nationality was 20th-century painter Frida Kahlo?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Argentine • B: Finnish
• C: Hungarian • D: Mexican
Dani she doesn't remembered the answers, so she used the 50:50 lifeline, but still doesn't know, then she phones Ross, when he knows D.

NZ$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these historic figures was killed at Wairau in 1843?
Switch the Question' lifeline used
• A: Te Rangihaeata • B: William Wakefield
• C: Te Rauparaha • D: Arthur Wakefield

NZ$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed - SWITCHED
For which film did Sidney Poitier become the first black male to win a Best Actor Oscar?
• A: To Sir with Love • B: Lilies of the Field
• C: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner • D: The Defiant Ones
Preceded by
Tim Markwell
NZ Contestant (Series 1)
Dani Wilson
Succeeded by
David Murray

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