2017 in New Zealand

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2017 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 2017 in New Zealand.

Population[edit]

National

Estimated populations as at 30 June.[1]

Main urban areas

Estimated populations as at 30 June.[1]

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and vice-regal[edit]

Government[edit]

2017 is the third and final full year of the 51st Parliament, which first sat on 21 October 2014 and was dissolved on 17 August 2017. A general election was held on 23 September to elect the 52nd Parliament.

The Fifth National Government, first elected in 2008, ends. The Sixth Labour Government begins.

Other party leaders[edit]

Judiciary[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Sport[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Shooting[edit]

  • Ballinger Belt –
    • Jim Bailey (Australia)
    • Brian Carter (Te Puke), third, top New Zealander[3]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • 2 August
    • Sir John Graham, rugby union player and administrator, educator (born 1935)
    • Paul Renton, rugby union player, farmer (born 1962)
  • 4 August – Trevor Martin, cricket umpire (born 1925)
  • 6 August – Tim Homer, radio personality (born c.1973)
  • 10 August – Sheila Natusch, naturalist, writer, illustrator (born 1926)
  • 14 August – J. S. Parker, painter (born 1944)
  • 15 August – Tui Flower, food writer (born 1925)
  • 19 August – Alan Sayers, 101, athlete, journalist, writer (born 1915)
  • 20 August – Sir Colin Meads, rugby union player, coach and manager (born 1936)
  • 22 August – Tom Pritchard, cricketer (born 1917)

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Exact date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2016 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.  For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Andrew Little resigns as leader of the Labour party". Radionz.co.nz. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Ballinger Belt". National Rifle Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 22 February 2017.