2018 in New Zealand

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2018 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 2018 in New Zealand.

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and vice-regal[edit]

Government[edit]

2018 is the first full year of the 52nd Parliament, which first sat on 7 November 2017.

The Sixth Labour Government, elected in 2017, continues.

Other party leaders[edit]

Judiciary[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

March[edit]

May[edit]

  • 11 May – according to scientist a record wave of about 24 metres (79 ft) height near Campbell Island south of New Zealand is the highest recorded; the previous record wave in 2012 was about 22 metres (72 ft).[1]

June[edit]

Sport[edit]

Commonwealth Games[edit]

  • New Zealand sends a team of 253 competitors in 17 sports.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
15 16 15 46

Olympic Games[edit]

  • New Zealand sends a team of 21 competitors in five sports.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
0 0 2 2

Paralympic Games[edit]

  • New Zealand sends a team of three competitors in two sports.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
1 0 2 3

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Youth Olympics[edit]

  • New Zealand sends a team of 61 competitors.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
3 1 0 4

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • 4 June – J. B. Munro, politician, disability advocate (born 1936)
  • 7 June – Sir Neil Waters, university administrator (born 1931)
  • 13 June – Milan Mrkusich, artist, designer (born 1925)
  • 14 June – Vincent Gray, chemist, climate change skeptic (born 1922)
  • 18 June – Graham Davy, athlete, sports administrator (born 1936)
  • 23 June – Koro Wētere, politician (born 1935)
  • 30 June – Mark Irwin, rugby union player (born 1935)

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • 5 September
  • 14 September – Ruth Dowman, athlete (born 1930)
  • 16 September – Assid Corban, politician, businessman (born 1925)
  • 24 September — Merv Smith, radio personality (born 1933)

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • 3 December – Geoff Murphy, film director and screenwriter (born 1938)
  • 5 December – John Armstrong, politician (born 1935)
  • 11 December – Hiwi Tauroa, Race Relations Commissioner and rugby coach (born 1927)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/a-wave-8-floor-high-largest-ever-recorded-forms-near-new-zealand-1850609
  2. ^ Tso, Matthew (5 February 2018). "Ballinger Belt title back in New Zealand after tight final". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 20 March 2018.