1993 in New Zealand

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1993 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population[edit]

  • Estimated Population as of 31 December: 3,597,900[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1992: 45,600 (1.28%)
  • Males per 100 Females: 97.1

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. In the New Zealand general election, 1993 National was returned to power with a reduced majority.

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1993 in art, 1993 in literature, Category:1993 books

Music[edit]

New Zealand Music Awards[edit]

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

  • Album of the Year: The Mutton Birds - The Mutton Birds
    • Jan Hellriegel - It's My Sin
    • Shona Laing - New On Earth
  • Single of the Year: The Mutton Birds - Nature
    • Annie Crummer - See What Love Can Do
    • Greg Johnson Set - Isabelle
  • Best Male Vocalist: Greg Johnson
    • Jordan Luck
    • Paul Ubana Jones
  • Best Female Vocalist: Annie Crummer
    • Patsy Riggir
    • Shona Laing
  • Best Group: The Mutton Birds
    • Greg Johnson Set
    • The Exponents
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist: Ted Brown
    • Jay Rei
    • Kevin Greaves
  • Most Promising Female Vocalist: Jan Hellriegel
    • Jules Issa
    • Maree Sheehan
  • Most Promising Group: Head Like a Hole
    • Dead Flowers
    • Kantuta
  • Best Producer: Nigel Stone / Annie Crummer - See What Love Can Do
    • Angus McNaughton - Donde Esta La Pollo
    • Nick Morgan - It's My Sin
  • Best Engineer: Nigel Stone - See What Love Can Do (Annie Crummer)
    • Graeme Myhre - New On Earth
    • Nick Morgan/ Graeme Myhre/ John Harvey - It's My Sin
  • Best Video: Kerry Brown / Bruce Sheridan - Four Seasons in One Day (Crowded House)
    • Fane Flaws & The Mutton Birds/ Sycorax Films - Nature (The Mutton Birds)
    • Nigel Streeter - Fish Across Face (Head Like A Hole)
  • Best International Performer: Jenny Morris
    • Dame Malvina Major
    • Shona Laing
  • Best Songwriter: Jan Hellriegel - It's My Sin
    • David Kilgour - You Forget
    • Jordan Luck - Something Beginning With C
  • Best Māori Album: Southside of Bombay - All Across The World
    • Hinewehi Mohe - Kia U
    • Te Hei O Tahoka - Ahorangi Genisis
  • Best Cover: Shaun Pettigrew - Kantuta
    • David Mitchell - Hellzapoppin
    • Jan Hellriegel - It's My Sin
  • Best Country Album: Barry Saunders - Long Shadows
    • Brendan Dugan - All This Time
    • Patsy Riggir - Moonlight & Roses
  • Best Gospel Album: Wanganui Collegiate & South Wairarapa Singers - Faure Requiem
    • Steve Apirana - No Turning Back
    • St Paul's Collegiate - School Music
  • Best Classical Album: Dame Malvina Major - Dame Malvina in Concert
    • Dame Malvina Major - I Remember
    • NZ National Youth Choir - NZ National Youth Choir
  • Best Folk Album: Claddagh - Continental Drift
    • Paul Ubana Jones - The Things Which Touch Me So
    • Rua - Live in the Cathedral
  • Best Jazz Album: Broadhurst / Hopkins / Haines - Live at the London Bar
    • The Inner City Jazz Workshop - Live in Concert
    • Malcolm McNeill - Skylark
  • Best Polynesian Album: Annie Crummer – Language
    • Harbour Light Express - Ua Ou Misia Oe
    • Mere Darling - Rarotonga Waits For Me
    • Samoan AOG - Foi Maia I Le Alii

See: 1993 in music

Performing arts[edit]

Radio and television[edit]

See: 1993 in New Zealand television, 1993 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:1993 film awards, 1993 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1993 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]

Rugby league[edit]

  • 20 June, New Zealand drew with Australia 14-all
  • 25 June, New Zealand lost to Australia 8-16
  • 30 June, New Zealand lost to Australia 4-16
  • 4 October, New Zealand defeated Wales 24-19
  • 16 October, New Zealand lost to Great Britain 0-17
  • 30 October, New Zealand lost to Great Britain 12-29
  • 6 November, New Zealand lost to Great Britain 10-29
  • 21 November, New Zealand defeated France 36-11

Soccer[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Category:1993 deaths

References[edit]

See also[edit]