1995 in New Zealand

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1995 in New Zealand
Decades:
See also:

Population[edit]

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,706,700[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1994: 58,400 (1.60%)
  • Males per 100 Females: 97.3

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

The 44th New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was The National Party, led by Jim Bolger.

Opposition leaders[edit]

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

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1995 in art, 1995 in literature, Category:1995 books

Music[edit]

New Zealand Music Awards[edit]

Winners are shown first with nominees underneath.[5][6]

  • Album of the Year: Supergroove - Traction
    • The Mutton Birds - Salty
    • Dave Dobbyn - Twist
    • Head Like A Hole - Flik y'self off y'self
    • Shona Laing - Shona
  • Single of the Year: Purest FormMessage to My Girl
  • Best Male Vocalist: Dave DobbynTwist
    • David Kilgour
    • Greg Johnson
    • Jon Toogood
  • Best Female Vocalist: Fiona McDonald
    • Emma Paki
    • Stephanie Tauevihi
  • Best Group: Supergroove
    • The Mutton Birds
    • Headless Chickens
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist: Brent Milligan (Pumpkinhead)
    • Peter Daube (Bilge Festival)
    • Evan Woodruffe (Melon Twister)
  • Most Promising Female Vocalist: Sulata Foai
    • Chloe Reeves
    • Helen Goudge (Melon Twister)
  • Most Promising Group: Sisters Underground
  • International Achievement: Headless Chickens
    • Shihad
    • Crowded House
  • Best Video: Jo Fisher & Matt Noonan – "Can't Get Enough" (Supergroove)
    • Johnny Ogilvy - Cruise Control (Headless Chickens)
    • G Keith/ M Ringrose/ S McGlashen - George (Headless Chickens)
  • Best Producer: Karl Steven & Malcolm Welsford – Traction (Supergroove)
    • Neil Finn - Twist
    • Neil Finn - Greenstone
  • Best Engineer: Malcolm Welsford - Traction (Supergroove)
    • Paul Streekstra - Language
    • Nick Launay - Greenstone
  • Best Jazz Album: George Chisholm Quintet - Perfect Strangers
    • John Key - Strange Fruit
    • Urbanism - Urbanism
  • Best Classical Album: The NZ Symphony Orchestra - The Three Symphonies / Douglas Lilburn
    • Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra - NZ Music Volume 5
    • Dame Malvina Major - Christmastime
    • The New Zealand National Youth Choir - On Tour in North America '93
  • Best Country Album: Kevin Greaves – I'm Not Scared Of Women
    • Noel Parlane - Can I Count On You
    • Merv Pinny - Destiny
  • Best Folk Album: Windy City Strugglers - Windy City Strugglers
    • Paul Ubana Jones - A Change Of Season
    • Chris Priestley - Argentina To Invercargill
  • Best Gospel Album: Derek Lind – Stations
    • Sir Howard Morrison - Christmas Collection
    • Jules Riding - The Fisherman
  • Best Film Soundtrack: Once Were Warriors
    • Blood Brothers
    • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Best Songwriter: Dave Dobbyn – Language
  • Best Cover: Alec Bathgate / Chris Knox - 3 EPs (Tall Dwarfs)
    • Wayne Conway - Twist (Dave Dobbyn)
    • Wayne Conway - Broadcast (Strawpeople)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Ian Magan

See: 1995 in music

Performing arts[edit]

Radio and television[edit]

See: 1995 in New Zealand television, 1995 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:1995 film awards, 1995 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1995 films

Dance[edit]

Internet[edit]

See: NZ Internet History

Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

  • The Auckland Warriors became the first New Zealand-based team to compete in the Australian Rugby League's premiership. They finished 10th, missing out on the final eight due to being docked two points for an incorrect substitution in one of their games.
  • The North Harbour Sea Eagles defended their Lion Red Cup title, defeating the Auckland Warriors colts 28-21 in the final.
  • Auckland ended the season holding the Rugby League Cup, after defeating Canterbury.
  • 9 June, New Zealand defeated France 22-6.
  • 16 June, New Zealand drew with France 16-all.
  • 23 June, New Zealand lost to Australia 8-26.
  • 7 July, New Zealand lost to Australia 10-20.
  • 14 July, New Zealand lost to Australia 10-46.
  • New Zealand competed in the 1995 Rugby League World Cup, losing to Australia 30-20 in extra time in the semi final.

Shooting[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Births[edit]

January–February[edit]

March–April[edit]

May–June[edit]

July–August[edit]

September–October[edit]

November–December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

  • 2 July – Richard Toy, architect (born 1911)
  • 22 July – Jack Bergin, neurologist, anti-abortion campaigner (born 1921)
  • 25 July
  • 31 July – Joan Cochran, social reformer, sex educator, teacher (born 1912)
  • 1 August – Colin Gray, World War II fighter ace (born 1914)
  • 8 August – Dot McNab, military administrator, political organizer (born 1921)
  • 13 August – Bruce Grant, alpine skier (born 1963)
  • 14 August – Freda White, show-jumper and racehorse trainer (born 1909)
  • 25 August – Erich Geiringer, physician, peace activist, writer (born 1917)
  • 27 August – Sir Geoffrey Roberts, military aviator and leader, airline manager (born 1906)
  • 1 September – Sylvia Chapman, doctor (born 1896)
  • 2 September – Ivan Vodanovich, rugby union player, coach and administrator (born 1930)
  • 3 September – Sir Lance Adams-Schneider, politician, diplomat (born 1919)
  • 5 September
  • 11 September – Peter McIntyre, painter and author (born 1910)
  • 21 September – Alan Deere, air force pilot (born 1917)
  • 24 September – Peter Butler, trade unionist, politician (born 1901)

October–December[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ [1] Archived 12 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Waikato Independent". Cambridge Museum. 
  4. ^ de Havilland DHC-8 ZK-NEY, controlled flight into terrain, near Palmerston North, 9 June 1995
  5. ^ "Awards 1988". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "1995 New Zealand Music Awards". Web page. RIANZ. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  7. ^ Temin, Christine (12 August 2004). "Black Grace troupe melds Maori culture and modern dance". The Boston Globe. Globe Newspaper Company. Retrieved 5 April 2008. 
  8. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  9. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  10. ^ "New Zealand champion shot / Ballinger Belt winners". National Rifle Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  11. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com

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