1992 in New Zealand

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1992 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

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[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

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

Music[edit]

New Zealand Music Awards[edit]

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[edit]

Radio and television[edit]

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

Film[edit]

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

Internet[edit]

See: NZ Internet History

Appointments and awards[edit]

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

Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Olympic games[edit]

Shooting[edit]

  • Ballinger Belt –

Soccer[edit]

Births[edit]

Further information: Category:1992 births

Deaths[edit]

Category:1992 deaths

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1992". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "1992 New Zealand Music Awards". Web page. RIANZ. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  6. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  7. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  8. ^ "New Zealand champion shot / Ballinger Belt winners". National Rifle Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  9. ^ [3]

External links[edit]

Media related to 1992 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons