List of number-one albums from the 1970s (New Zealand)

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The following lists the number one albums on the New Zealand Albums Chart during the 1970s. The source for this decade is the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. In May 1975 the Pop-O-Meter singles chart was replaced with the new Record Publications chart, a division of RIANZ. The new as well as a new singles chart, a weekly album chart was compiled for the first time.[1]

1975[edit]

Key
  ‡  – Album of New Zealand origin
Week Title Artist
2 May 1975 Blood on the Tracks Bob Dylan
9 May 1975
16 May 1975
23 May 1975 The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Rick Wakeman
30 May 1975
6 June 1975
13 June 1975 An Evening with John Denver John Denver
20 June 1975 The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Rick Wakeman
27 June 1975 An Evening with John Denver John Denver
4 July 1975 Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Elton John
11 July 1975
18 July 1975
25 July 1975
1 August 1975
8 August 1975 Venus and Mars Wings
15 August 1975 The Very Best of Roger Whittaker Roger Whittaker
22 August 1975
29 August 1975
5 September 1975
12 August 1975
19 September 1975
26 September 1975
3 October 1975
10 October 1975 Helen Reddy's Greatest Hits Helen Reddy
17 October 1975
24 October 1975
31 October 1975 Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd
7 November 1975
14 November 1975
21 November 1975 Helen Reddy's Greatest Hits Helen Reddy
28 November 1975
5 December 1975
12 December 1975 Before the Next Teardrop Falls Freddy Fender
19 December 1975
26 December 1975 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
Week Title Artist

1976[edit]

Key
  ‡  – Album of New Zealand origin
Week Title Artist
2 January 1976 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
9 January 1976 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
16 January 1976 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
23 January 1976 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
30 January 1976 Listen to the Music: The Best of the Doobie Brothers The Doobie Brothers
6 February 1976
13 February 1976
20 February 1976 The Best of ABBA ABBA
27 February 1976 Hot August Night Neil Diamond
5 March 1976 Bill & Boyd Bill & Boyd
12 March 1976 A Night at the Opera Queen
19 March 1976
26 March 1976
2 April 1976 How Dare You! 10cc
9 April 1976 A Night at the Opera Queen
16 April 1976
23 April 1976 Easter holiday - no chart Easter holiday - no chart
30 April 1976 The Best of ABBA ABBA
7 May 1976
14 May 1976
21 May 1976
28 May 1976
4 June 1976
11 June 1976
18 June 1976
25 June 1976
2 July 1976
9 July 1976
16 July 1976
23 July 1976
30 July 1976
6 August 1976
13 August 1976 Beautiful Noise Neil Diamond
20 August 1976
27 August 1976
3 September 1976
10 September 1976
17 September 1976
24 September 1976 A Night on the Town Rod Stewart
1 October 1976 The Best of ABBA ABBA
8 October 1976 A Night on the Town Rod Stewart
15 October 1976
22 October 1976
29 October 1976
5 November 1976
12 November 1976 The Best of ABBA ABBA
19 November 1976 The World's Great Classics New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
26 November 1976 Arrival ABBA
3 December 1976
10 December 1976
17 December 1976
24 December 1976 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
31 December 1976 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
Week Title Artist

1977[edit]

Key
  ‡  – Album of New Zealand origin
Week Title Artist
7 January 1977 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
14 January 1977 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
21 January 1977 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
28 January 1977 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
4 February 1977 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
13 February 1977 Arrival ABBA
20 February 1977 Hotel California Eagles
27 February 1977
6 March 1977 A Night on the Town Rod Stewart
13 March 1977
20 March 1977
27 March 1977 Animals Pink Floyd
3 April 1977
10 April 1977
17 April 1977 Easter holiday - no chart Easter holiday - no chart
24 April 1977 Hotel California Eagles
1 May 1977 A Star Is Born Barbra Streisand / Kris Kristofferson
8 May 1977 Love at the Greek Neil Diamond
15 May 1977 Masterpiece Various Artists
22 May 1977
29 May 1977 Disco Magic Various Artists
5 June 1977 A Star Is Born Barbra Streisand / Kris Kristofferson
12 June 1977
19 June 1977
26 June 1977
3 July 1977
10 July 1977
17 July 1977
24 July 1977
31 July 1977 Here at Last... Bee Gees... Live Bee Gees
7 August 1977
14 August 1977
21 August 1977
28 August 1977
4 September 1977 Rumours Fleetwood Mac
11 September 1977 Souvenirs Pussycat
18 September 1977
25 September 1977 Moody Blue Elvis Presley
2 October 1977
9 October 1977
16 October 1977
23 October 1977 Rumours Fleetwood Mac
30 October 1977
6 November 1977
13 November 1977
20 November 1977 Foot Loose & Fancy Free Rod Stewart
27 November 1977
4 December 1977 Rumours Fleetwood Mac
11 December 1977
18 December 1977
25 December 1977 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
Week Title Artist

1978[edit]

Key
  ‡  – Album of New Zealand origin
Week Title Artist
1 January 1978 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
8 January 1978 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
15 January 1978 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
22 January 1978 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
29 January 1978 Foot Loose & Fancy Free Rod Stewart
5 February 1978 Rumours Fleetwood Mac
12 February 1978 ABBA: The Album ABBA
19 February 1978
26 February 1978
5 March 1978
12 March 1978
19 March 1978 I'm Glad You're Here with Me Tonight Neil Diamond
26 March 1978 Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
2 April 1978 Easter holiday - no chart Easter holiday - no chart
9 April 1978 Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
16 April 1978
23 April 1978
30 April 1978
7 May 1978
14 May 1978
21 May 1978
28 May 1978
4 June 1978
11 June 1978
18 June 1978
25 June 1978
2 July 1978
9 July 1978 Kamahl Kamahl
16 July 1978 Some Girls The Rolling Stones
23 July 1978
30 July 1978 FM Soundtrack
6 August 1978 Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
13 August 1978 Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
20 August 1978
27 August 1978
3 September 1978 Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf
10 September 1978 Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
17 September 1978
24 September 1978
1 October 1978
8 October 1978
15 October 1978
22 October 1978
29 October 1978
5 November 1978
12 November 1978
19 November 1978
26 November 1978
3 December 1978
10 December 1978 Stage David Bowie
17 December 1978
24 December 1978 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
31 December 1978 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
Week Title Artist

1979[edit]

Key
  ‡  – Album of New Zealand origin
Week Title Artist
7 January 1979 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
14 January 1979 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
21 January 1979 52nd Street Billy Joel
28 January 1979
4 February 1979 Greatest Hits Vol. 2 Barbra Streisand
11 February 1979
18 February 1979
25 February 1979
4 March 1979 Blondes Have More Fun Rod Stewart
11 March 1979
18 March 1979
25 March 1979 Spirits Having Flown Bee Gees
1 April 1979
8 April 1979
15 April 1979
22 April 1979 Easter holiday - no chart Easter holiday - no chart
29 April 1979 Don't Walk, Boogie Various Artists
6 May 1979
13 May 1979
20 May 1979
27 May 1979
3 June 1979 Breakfast in America Supertramp
10 June 1979
17 June 1979
24 June 1979
1 July 1979 The Very Best of Leo Sayer Leo Sayer
8 July 1979 Breakfast in America Supertramp
15 July 1979
22 July 1979
29 July 1979
5 August 1979 Communiqué Dire Straits
12 August 1979
19 August 1979 Breakfast in America Supertramp
26 August 1979 Fate for Breakfast Art Garfunkel
2 September 1979 In Through the Out Door Led Zeppelin
9 September 1979
16 September 1979 Breakfast in America Supertramp
23 September 1979 In Through the Out Door Led Zeppelin
30 September 1979 Slow Train Coming Bob Dylan
7 October 1979
14 October 1979 Don't Walk, Boogie On Various Artists
21 October 1979
28 October 1979
4 November 1979
11 November 1979 Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 Rod Stewart
18 November 1979
25 November 1979
2 December 1979
9 December 1979
16 December 1979
23 December 1979 The Wall Pink Floyd
30 December 1979 Summer break - no chart Summer break - no chart
Week Title Artist

Notes[edit]

^‡ This album is of New Zealand origin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dix, John (1988). Stranded in Paradise : New Zealand rock'n'roll, 1955-1988. Wellington, N.Z.: Paradise Publications. p. 342. ISBN 0473006383. 

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