2000 in New Zealand

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2000 in New Zealand
Decades:

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

The 46th New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was The Labour Party led by Helen Clark, in coalition with Alliance, led by Jim Anderton.

Opposition leaders[edit]

See: Category:Parliament of New Zealand, New Zealand elections

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 1 January: Broadcasts from the Chatham Islands and the New Zealand mainland are watched worldwide as New Zealand, by virtue of time zone, kicks off the worldwide millennium celebrations.

Arts and literature[edit]

  • James Norcliffe wins the Robert Burns Fellowship.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Awards:
    • Montana Medal: Grahame Sydney, The Art of Grahame Sydney
    • Deutz Medal: Owen Marshall, Harlequin Rex
    • Reader's Choice: Grahame Sydney, The Art of Grahame Sydney
    • First Book Awards
      • Fiction: Duncan Sarkies, Stray Thoughts And Nosebleeds
      • Poetry: Glenn Colquhoun, The Art of Walking Upright
      • Non-Fiction: Pether Thomson, Kava in the Blood

See 2000 in art, 2000 in literature, Category:2000 books

Music[edit]

New Zealand Music Awards[edit]

This year of awards included a new category, ' Best Film Soundtrack/Cast Recording/Compilation':[2] Winners are shown first with nominees underneath.[3]

  • Album of the Year: Stellar* – Mix
    • Shihad - The General Electric
    • Ardijah - Time
    • Salmonella Dub - Killervision
    • The Mutton Birds - Rain, Steam and Speed
  • Single of the Year: Stellar* - Violent
    • AKA Brown - Something I Need
    • Shihad - My Minds Sedate
    • The Mutton Birds - Pulled Along By Love
    • Breathe - Landslide
  • Top Male Vocalist: Jon Toogood – The General Electric (Shihad)
    • Dave Dobbyn
    • Don McGlashan (The Mutton Birds)
  • Top Female Vocalist: Boh Runga - Mix (Stellar*)
    • Betty-Anne Monga (Ardijah)
    • Zara Clark (Deep Obsession)
  • Top Group: Stellar* – Mix
    • Shihad - The General Electric
    • Deep Obsession - Infinity
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist: Aaron Tokona (Weta)
    • Sama Feo (AKA Brown)
    • Conan Wilcox (Salmonella Dub)
  • Most Promising Female Vocalist: Vanessa Kelly - Infinity (Deep Obsession)
  • Most Promising Group: Weta
    • Breathe
    • AKA Brown
  • International Achievement: Bic Runga
    • Te Vaka
    • Shihad
  • Best Video: Reuben Sutherland - My Mind's Sedate (Shihad)
    • Marc Swadel - Birthday (The Stereo Bus)
    • Jonathan King - Violent (Stellar*)
  • Best Producer: Tom Bailey & Stellar* - Mix
    • Anthony Ioasa - Dream (TrueBliss)
    • Malcolm Welsford - Landslide (Breathe)
  • Best Engineer: Luke Tomes - Mix (Stellar*)
    • Sam Gibson - Rain Steam & Speed (The Mutton Birds)
    • Paddy Free & Tiki Taane - Killervision (Salmonella Dub)
  • Best Jazz Album: Jason Jones - Subspace
    • Mark De Clive-Lowe - Six Degrees
    • Steve Sherriff - See What Happens
  • Best Classical Album: John Psathas - Rhythm Spike
    • NZ National Youth Choir - Winds That Whisper
    • Gareth Farr / NZSO - Te Papa
  • Best Country Album: The Warratahs – One Of Two Things
    • The Minstrel - Blaaack
    • Rosy Parsons - Pride Of Place
  • Best Film Soundtrack/Cast Recording/Compilation (new category): Dave DobbynOvernight Success: The Definitive Dave Dobbyn Collection
    • Various - World Famous in New Zealand
    • The Exponents - Hello, Love You, Goodbye
  • Best Folk Album: -
  • Best Gospel Album: The Lads – Lost at Sea
    • The Invasion Band - Everything
    • The Parachute Band - Adore
  • Best Mana Maori Album: Southside Of Bombay – Live in Aotearoa
    • Maisey Rika - 20 Favourite Maori Songs
    • Hato Paora College - Hato Paora - 50 Years On
  • Best Mana Reo Album: Iwi – Iwi
    • Maisey Rika - 20 Favourite Maori Songs
    • Hato Paora College - Hato Paora - 50 Years On
    • He Taonga Reo - Tahi/Rua'
  • Best Children's Album: Jennifer Moss - Jennifer's House
    • Janet Channon & Wendy Jensen - You've Got to Clap
    • Janet Grierson and Kidz Choice Singers - Singing Is Fun
    • Tessarose Productions - Sing A Song About The Body
  • Best Songwriter: Boh Runga – Violent (Stellar*)
    • Salmonella Dub - For The Love Of It (Salmonella Dub)
    • Christopher Bands and Zara Clark - Cold (Deep Obsession)
  • Best Cover: Shihad & Karl Kippenberger – The General Electric
    • Kimberley Renwick - Second Nature (Margaret Urlich)
    • Gideon Keith and Seven - Infinity (Deep Obsession)
  • New Zealand Radio Programmer Award: Grant Hislop - (ZM / Hauraki Auckland)
    • Martin Good (Hits 89FM)
    • Rodger Clamp (More FM Auckland)

See: 2000 in music, New Zealand Top 50 Albums of 2000

Performing arts[edit]

Radio and television[edit]

  • 1 July: Public Broadcasting Fee finishes. [1]

See: 2000 in New Zealand television, 2000 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:Television in New Zealand, TV3 (New Zealand), Category:New Zealand television programmes, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film[edit]

See: Category:2000 film awards, 2000 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:2000 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]

  • Mark Hutchinson wins his third national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:24:58 on 29 October in Auckland, while Melissa Moon claims her first in the women's championship (2:45:42).

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Golf[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Netball[edit]

Summer Olympic Games[edit]

  • New Zealand sent 151 athletes to the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia. The medal tally of 1 gold and 3 bronze medals was considered very disappointing and sparked a review of high-performance sports training programmes.

Rugby league[edit]

  • 27 April, New Zealand lost to Australia 0-52.
  • New Zealand competed in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup, losing to Australia 12-40 in the final.

Rugby union[edit]

Category:Rugby union in New Zealand, Super 12, National Provincial Championship, Category:All Blacks, Bledisloe Cup, Tri Nations Series, Ranfurly Shield

Soccer[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

  • 1 July – Ray Forster, arachnologist, museum administrator (born 1922)
  • 10 July – Norma Wilson, athlete (born 1909)
  • 27 July – John Stoke, occupational health pioneer (born 1928)
  • 3 September – Gordon Burgess, cricket player and administrator (born 1918)
  • 13 September – Ronald Hemi, rugby union and cricket player (born 1933)
  • 26 September – Maurice Heenan, lawyer, public servant (born 1912)

October–December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Rt Hon Sir Michael Hardie Boys, GNZM, GCMG, QSO gg.govt.nz. Retrieved 10 April 2012
  2. ^ "2000 New Zealand Music Awards". Web page. RIANZ. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Awards 2000". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Basketball New Zealand » 2000
  5. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  6. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  7. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com

External links[edit]

Media related to 2000 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons