1976 in New Zealand

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1976 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population[edit]

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,163,400[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1975: 19,700 (0.63%)
  • Males per 100 females: 99.5

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1976 in art, 1976 in literature, Category:1976 books

Music[edit]

New Zealand Music Awards[edit]

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR NZSO - Symphony #2
  • RECORDING ARTIST/GROUP OF THE YEAR Dr Tree
  • BEST NEW ARTIST Dr Tree
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Alan Galbraith - Taking It All in Stride
  • ENGINEER OF THE YEAR Peter Hitchcock - Taking It All in Stride
  • ARRANGER OF THE YEAR David Frazer - Taking It All in Stride
  • COMPOSER OF THE YEAR John Hanlon - Night Life

See: 1976 in music

Performing arts[edit]

Radio and television[edit]

See: 1976 in New Zealand television, 1976 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:New Zealand television, Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film[edit]

See: Category:1976 film awards, 1976 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1976 films

Appointments and awards[edit]

See: New Zealand Order of Merit, Order of New Zealand

Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • UK-born Jack Foster wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:16:27 on 6 March in Auckland.

Chess[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Olympic games[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Births[edit]

Category:1976 births

Deaths[edit]

Category:1976 deaths

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ a b c d e Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  4. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  6. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  7. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  8. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com

External links[edit]

Media related to 1976 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons