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1992 in New Zealand

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1992 in New Zealand
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The following lists events that happened during 1992 in New Zealand.

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,533,000[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1991: 37,200 (1.06%)
  • Males per 100 females: 97.0

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 43rd New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was The National Party, led by Jim Bolger. National controlled nearly seventy percent of the seats in Parliament.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1992 in art, 1992 in literature, Category:1992 books

Music

New Zealand Music Awards

Winners are shown first with nominees underneath.[4][5]

  • Album of the Year: Headless Chickens – Body Blow
  • Single of the Year: The Exponents – Why Does Love Do This To Me
    • Headless Chickens - Cruise Control
    • Push Push - Trippin
  • Best Male Vocalist: Jordan Luck – (The Exponents)
    • Mikey Havoc (Push Push)
    • Shayne Carter (Straitjacket Fits)
  • Best Female Vocalist: Fiona McDonald – (Headless Chickens)
    • Moana
    • Ngaire
  • Best Group: Push Push
    • The Exponents
    • Headless Chickens
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist: David Parker – (Parker Project)
    • Jon Toogood (Shihad)
    • James Gaylyn
  • Most Promising Female Vocalist: Teremoana Rapley – (Moana & the Moahunters)
    • Christina Fuemana (House Party)
    • Lorina Harding
  • Most Promising Group: Shihad
    • The Exponents
    • These Wilding Ways
  • International Achievement: Crowded House
    • Jenny Morris
    • Straitjacket Fits
  • Best Video: Mauger Bros – Trippin’ (Push Push)
    • Moana & The Moahunters - AEIOU
    • Headless Chickens - Cruise Control
  • Best Producer: Steve Garden - Burning Rain (Midge Marsden)
    • Rex Visible/ Headless Chickens - Body Blow
    • Carl Doy - Standing Ovation
  • Best Engineer: Nick Morgan - Burning Rain (Midge Marsden)
    • Tony Moan /Steve Smith - World Gone Wild
    • Ian Morris/ Tim Farrant - What's The Time Mr Wolf
  • Best Jazz Album: Various / Broadbent / Chisholm / Gibson / Brown - Fine & Dandy
    • Nairobi Trio - Nairobi Trio
    • Liz Braggins - Liz Braggins
  • Best Classical Album: Mcintyre / Doig / Marc – Wagner
    • Dorian Choir - Images Of Light
    • Viva Voce - Sounds & Sweet Airs
  • Best Folk Album: Lorina Harding - Lucky Damn Woman
    • Angela Dixon - Takin A Chance
    • Martin Curtis - The Daisy Patch
  • Best Country Album: John Grenell – Windstar
    • Barbie Davidson - Borderline
    • Renderers - Trail Of Tears
  • Best Gospel Album: Pacific Island Choir - O Mai Ia Ia Iesu
    • Congregational Christian Church - Oe Le Faitoaga Moi
    • Ambassador Gospel Singers - Hear The Call
  • Best Polynesian Album: Charles & Andre - CÉst Toi Ma Vie
    • The Five Stars - Children Of Polynesia
    • Tumuenua Dance Group - Drums, Songs And Chants
  • Best Māori Album: Moana & The Moahunters – AEIOU
    • John Rowles - E Te Tamaiti
    • The Whanau Funksters - Funky Whanau Feeling
  • Best Songwriter: Neil Finn - Fall at Your Feet (Crowded House)
    • Jordan Luck - Why Does Love Do This To Me
    • Neil & Tim Finn - It's Only Natural
  • Best Cover: Hamish Kilgour - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (Various Artists)

See: 1992 in music

Performing arts

Radio and television

See: 1992 in New Zealand television, 1992 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:Television in New Zealand, TV3 (New Zealand), Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1992 film awards, 1992 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1992 films

Internet

See: NZ Internet History

Sport

Athletics

  • Mark Hutchinson wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:16:32 on 25 October in Auckland, while Lee-Ann McPhillips claims her second in the women's championship (2:40:00).

Horse racing

Harness racing

Thoroughbred racing

Olympic Games

Summer Olympics

  • New Zealand sends a team of 134 competitors in 17 sports.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
1 4 5 10

Winter Olympics

  • New Zealand sends a team of nine competitors across three sports.
  • Annelise Coberger wins New Zealand's first Winter Olympics medal.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
0 1 0 1

Shooting

  • Ballinger Belt –

Soccer

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Exact date uknown

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

  • 1 October – Samantha Dubois, radio presenter (born 1955)
  • 4 October – Denny Hulme, motor racing driver (born 1936)
  • 13 October – Ruth Page, political activist (born 1905)
  • 24 October – Oswald Sanders, Christian teacher, missionary and writer (born 1902)
  • 6 November – Gordon Innes, rugby union and rugby league player (born 1910)
  • 18 November – Ken Gray, rugby union player, politician (born 1938)
  • 22 November –
  • 12 December – Sir Robert Rex, Niuean politician (born 1909)
  • 26 December – Eve Poole, Mayor of Invercargill (born 1924)
  • 28 December – Paul Beadle, sculptor and medallist (born 1917)
  • 29 December – Avice Bowbyes, home science academic (born 1901)
  • 31 December – Sir Denis Barnett, air force officer (born 1906)

See also

References

  1. ^ [1][permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-23. 
  3. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1992". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Archived from the original on 3 April 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "1992 New Zealand Music Awards". Web page. RIANZ. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  6. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners Archived 22 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "New Zealand champion shot / Ballinger Belt winners". National Rifle Association of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 25 January 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 

External links

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