New Zealand at the 1982 Commonwealth Games

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New Zealand at the
1982 Commonwealth Games
Flag of New Zealand.svg
CGF code NZL
CGA New Zealand Olympic Committee
in Brisbane, Australia
Competitors 113
Flag bearer Opening: Robin Tait
Ranked 5thth
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 8 13 26
Officials 43
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

New Zealand (abbreviated NZL) sent a team of 113 competitors and 43 officials to the 1982 Commonwealth Games, which were held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The flagbearer at the opening ceremony was Robin Tait.

New Zealand has competed in every games, starting with the first British Empire Games in 1930 at Hamilton, Ontario. Selection is the responsibility of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.


Gold Silver Bronze Total
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 5 8 13 26

New Zealand was fifth in the medal table in 1982.



1st, gold medalist(s) Neroli Fairhall — Women's FITA Double


1st, gold medalist(s) Anne Audain — Women's 3000 m
1st, gold medalist(s) Mike O'Rourke — Men's Javelin Throw


1st, gold medalist(s) Craig Adair — Men's 1 km Time Trial


1st, gold medalist(s) John Woolley — Men's Skeet



2nd, silver medalist(s) John Walker — Men's 1500 m


2nd, silver medalist(s) Clem Captein, Brian Fowler, Graeme Miller and Murray Steele — Men's 4000 m Team Pursuit
2nd, silver medalist(s) Michael McRedmond— Men's Sprint

Lawn Bowls:

2nd, silver medalist(s) Rowan Brassey, Morgan Moffat, Danny O'Connor and Jim Scott — Men's Fours
2nd, silver medalist(s) Pearl Dymond, Joyce Osborne, and Jennie Simpson — Women's Triples


2nd, silver medalist(s) Rex Hamilton and Barrie Wickens — Men's Free Pistol Pairs


2nd, silver medalist(s) Ken Reinsfield — Men's 74 kg
2nd, silver medalist(s) Steven Reinsfield — Men's Light Heavyweight



3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lorraine Moller — Women's 1500 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lorraine Moller — Women's 3000 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stephen Walsh — Men's Long Jump


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Robin Denton and Steve Wilson — Mixed Doubles


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kevin Barry — Light Heavyweight 75–81 kg


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stephen Cox, Blair Stockwell and Jack Swart — Men's Team Time Trial
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Murray Steele— Men's Sprint
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Roger Sumich— Men's Road Race


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mark Graham — Men's 1 m Springboard

Lawn Bowls:

3rd, bronze medalist(s) Peter Belliss — Men's Singles


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Pamela Croad, Kim Dewar, Melanie Jones and Gail Jonson — Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay


3rd, bronze medalist(s) Chris Maddock — Men's 57 kg
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nigel Sargent — Men's 90 kg

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