1991 in New Zealand

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1991 in New Zealand
Decades:
See also:

Population[edit]

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,516,000[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1990: 40,900 (1.18%) Note that there is a discontinuity between the 1990 and 1991 figures as Statistics NZ switched from using the de facto population concept to estimated resident population.
  • Males per 100 Females: 99.7

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]

January[edit]

  • 2 January: description

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • 17 April: Prime Minister Jim Bolger stated, "We intend to keep New Zealand nuclear-free this term, next term, and the term after that."[4]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1991 in art, 1991 in literature, Category:1991 books

Performing arts[edit]

Radio and television[edit]

See: 1991 in New Zealand television, 1991 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:1991 film awards, 1991 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1991 films

Internet[edit]

See: NZ Internet History

Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

  • Ballinger Belt –
    • Graeme Berman (Australia)
    • Geoffrey Smith (Malvern), second, top New Zealander[8]

Soccer[edit]

Births[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Exact date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Exact date unknown[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  4. ^ New Zealand Parliamentary Debate Wednesday, October 16, 1991 Retrieved 30 July 2015
  5. ^ (July 1991) 51b Hansard, Resource Management Bill Third Reading, 3018-3020.
  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. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com

External links[edit]

Media related to 1991 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons