New Zealand number one singles by New Zealand artists

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This is a list of number-one hits by New Zealand artists in New Zealand from the Official New Zealand Music Chart singles chart.

List[edit]

Key
  ‡  – Number-one single of the year.
  †  – Number-one single of the year, of New Zealand origin.
Reached
number one
Artist Title Weeks at
number one
23 June 1967 Grant, Mr. LeeMr. Lee Grant "Opportunity" 1
1 September 1967 Grant, Mr. LeeMr. Lee Grant "Thanks To You" 3
29 March 1968 Grant, Mr. LeeMr. Lee Grant "Why Or Where Or When" 2
19 July 1968 Simple Image "Spinning, Spinning, Spinning" 2
27 September 1968 Durbin, AllisonAllison Durbin "I Have Loved Me a Man" 2
10 April 1969 Rebels "My Son John" 2
24 April 1969 Rowles, JohnJohn Rowles "M'Lady" 2
26 September 1969 Shane "Saint Paul" 6
14 November 1969 Hi Revving Tongues "Rain & Tears" 1
6 February 1970 Fourmyula, TheThe Fourmyula "Nature" 4
8 May 1970 Rowles, JohnJohn Rowles "Cheryl Moana Marie" 1
12 June 1970 Scott, CraigCraig Scott "Star Crossed Lovers" 4
7 August 1970 Hogsnort Rupert "Pretty Girl" 3
28 August 1970 Dallas, MariaMaria Dallas "Pinocchio" 6
22 October 1971 Rumour "L'Amour est l'Enfante de la Liberte" 4
8 November 1974 Space Waltz "Out on the Street" 2
17 January 1975 John HanlonJohn Hanlon "Lovely Lady" 3
27 June 1975 Williams, MarkMark Williams "Yesterday Was Just the Beginning of my Life" 3
5 June 1977 Williams, MarkMark Williams "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" 4
9 April 1978 Rowles, JohnJohn Rowles "Tania" 4
2 December 1979 Stevens, JonJon Stevens "Jezebel" 6
3 February 1980 Stevens, JonJon Stevens "Montego Bay" 1
16 March 1980 Split Enz "I Got You" 3
5 April 1981 Waretini, DeaneDeane Waretini "The Bridge" 2
12 April 1981 Swingers, TheThe Swingers "Counting the Beat" 3
30 August 1981 Screaming Meemees "See Me Go" 1
20 December 1981 Morrison, HowardHoward Morrison "Whakaaria Mai (How Great Thou Art)" 5
18 July 1982 Teka, Prince TuiPrince Tui Teka "E Ipo" 1
11 September 1983 Dave and the Dynamos "Life Begins at Forty" 3
18 March 1984 Patea Maori Club "Poi E" 4
15 December 1985 Peking Man "Room That Echoes" 2
15 June 1986 All Of Us "Sailing Away" 9
5 October 1986 Dobbyn, DaveDave Dobbyn featuring Herbs "Slice of Heaven" 8
19 April 1987 Crowded House "Don't Dream It's Over" 1
18 October 1987 Tex Pistol "Game of Love" 1
17 July 1988 Holidaymakers "Sweet Lovers" 6
9 October 1988 Tex Pistol featuring Morris, RikkiRikki Morris "Nobody Else" 1
11 December 1988 When the Cat's Away "Melting Pot" 1
3 December 1989 Urlich, MargaretMargaret Urlich "Escaping" 3
11 February 1990 Grenell, JohnJohn Grenell "Welcome to Our World" 3
28 October 1990 Ngaire "To Sir, with Love" 6
14 April 1991 Push Push "Trippin'" 6
2 June 1991 Parker Project, TheThe Parker Project "Tears on My Pillow" 1
23 August 1992 Gamble, HammondHammond Gamble "You Make the Whole World Smile" 3 (2 runs)
27 February 1994 Mutton Birds, TheThe Mutton Birds "Heater" 1
6 March 1994 3 The Hard Way "Hip Hop Holiday" 3
22 May 1994 Supergroove "Can't Get Enough" 1
11 December 1994 Headless Chickens "George" 2
28 January 1996 OMC "How Bizarre" 3
4 August 1996 DLT "Chains" 5
5 July 1998 Dagg, FredFred Dagg "We Don't Know How Lucky We Are" 1
9 August 1998 Deep Obsession "Lost in Love" 2
4 October 1998 Che Fu "Without a Doubt"/"Machine Talk" 1
14 February 1999 Ardijah "Silly Love Songs" 1
16 May 1999 True Bliss "Tonight" 2
11 July 1999 Deep Obsession "Cold" 1
3 October 1999 Finn, NeilNeil Finn "Can You Hear Us" 1
21 November 1999 Deep Obsession "One & Only" 2
24 December 2000 Fur Patrol "Lydia" 1
12 May 2002 Goodshirt "Sophie" 1
27 August 2003 Scribe "Stand Up"/"Not Many"‡ 12
19 October 2003 3 The Hard Way "It's On (Move to This)" 1
22 February 2004 Scribe "Dreaming"/"So Nice" 1
17 May 2004 Lummis, BenBen Lummis "They Can't Take That Away"‡ 7
26 July 2004 Misfits of Science "Fools Love" 4
30 August 2004 Adeaze featuring Aaradhna "Getting Stronger" 1
13 September 2004 Michael MurphyMichael Murphy "So Damn Beautiful" 1
20 September 2004 Dei Hamo "We Gon' Ride" 5
25 October 2004 P-Money featuring Scribe "Stop the Music" 3
24 January 2005 Savage "Swing" 5
4 April 2005 Savage featuring Akon "Moonshine"† 7
24 October 2005 Vai, RositaRosita Vai "All I Ask" 2
9 October 2006 Boyband "You Really Got Me" 1
6 November 2006 Saunoa, MatthewMatthew Saunoa "Hold Out" 1
12 March 2007 Atlas "Crawl"† 7
24 December 2007 Underdogs, TheThe Underdogs "A Very Silent Night" 1
7 July 2008 Taane, TikiTiki Taane "Always On My Mind"† 2
4 August 2008 Nesian Mystik "Nesian 101" 1
13 October 2008 P-Money featuring Vince Harder "Everything" 3
23 February 2009 Smashproof featuring Gin Wigmore "Brother"† 11
7 December 2009 Walker, StanStan Walker "Black Box" 10
15 March 2010 Williams, J.J. Williams featuring Scribe "You Got Me"‡ 4
14 June 2010 Naked and Famous, TheThe Naked and Famous "Young Blood" 2
18 October 2010 Fraser, BrookeBrooke Fraser "Something in the Water" 1
24 January 2011 Six60 "Rise Up 2.0" 1
14 March 2011 Avalanche City "Love Love Love" 3
12 September 2011 Gotye featuring Kimbra^ "Somebody That I Used To Know"† 6
3 September 2012 Flight of the Conchords "Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)"† 2
17 September 2012 Titanium "Come On Home" 1
18 March 2013 Lorde "Royals"† 3
17 June 2013 Lorde "Tennis Court" 1
22 July 2013 Blackmore, GinnyGinny Blackmore "Bones" 1
29 July 2013 Thomas, JackieJackie Thomas "It's Worth It" 2
7 April 2014 Ginny Blackmore and Stan Walker "Holding You" 1
10 November 2014 Six60 "Special" 1

Notes[edit]

  • ^ Gotye was born in Belgium but moved to Australia at the age of two and was raised there. Kimbra is from New Zealand.

New Zealand artists with the most number-one hits[edit]

Singles with most weeks at number one[edit]

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