1984 in New Zealand

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1984 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1984 in New Zealand.

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,293,000[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1983: 28,200 (0.86%)
  • Males per 100 Females: 98.3

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 40th New Zealand Parliament, led by the National Party, concluded, and in the general election the Labour Party was elected in the 41st New Zealand Parliament.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Unknown dates

Arts and literature

See 1984 in art, 1984 in literature, Category:1984 books

Music

New Zealand Music Awards

Winners are shown first with nominees underneath.[8]

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR Dance Exponents - Prayers be Answered
    • The Mockers - Swear It's True
    • Patsy Riggir - You'll Never Take The Country Out Of Me
  • SINGLE OF THE YEAR The Narcs - You Took Me Heart and Soul
  • TOP MALE VOCALIST Jordan Luck (Dance Exponents)
    • Andy Dickson (The Narcs)
    • Andrew Fagan (The Mockers)
  • TOP FEMALE VOCALIST Patsy Riggir
    • Jodi Vaughan
    • Suzanne Prentice
  • TOP GROUP Dance Exponents
    • The Mockers
    • Patea Maori Club and Dalvanius Prime
  • MOST PROMISING MALE VOCALIST Martin Phillips (The Chills)
    • Ross McKenzie (The Idles)
    • Wayne Gillespie
  • MOST PROMISING FEMALE VOCALIST Meryl Yvonne
    • Janice Lampen
    • Sharon Dubont
  • MOST PROMISING GROUP The Chills
    • Jive Bombers
    • You're A Movie
  • BEST JAZZ ALBUM Brian Smith Quartet - Southern Excursio
    • Ken Avery/ Darktown Strutters - Jazz The Way It Used to Be
    • Rodger Fox - Something Juicy
  • BEST COUNTRY ALBUM Patsy Riggir - You'll Never Take the Country Out Of Me
    • Suzanne Prentice - So Precious To Me
    • Jodi Vaughn - Rodeo Eyes
  • BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM NZSO & Others – Music By Larry Pruden
    • Michael Houston - Michael Houston
    • Schola Musica - NZ Music For Strings
  • BEST POLYNESIAN ALBUM Patea Maori Club & Dalvanius Prime - Aku Raukura
    • The Five Stars - Musika Malie (Good Music)
    • Rosalio - Samoan Serenade
  • BEST FOLK ALBUM Phil Garland - Springtime in the Mountains
    • Michael Warmuth - Hammered Duclimer
    • Wayne Gillespie - Wayward Son
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Dave MCartney - You Took Me Heart & Soul
    • Glyn Tucker Jnr / Trevor Reekie - Swear It's True
    • Glyn Tucker Jnr / Trevor Reekie - You Fascinate
  • ENGINEER OF THE YEAR Graham Myhre - You Took Me Heart & Soul
    • Graham Myhre/ Gyn Tucker Jnr - Caught in the Act
    • Glyn Tucker Jnr - You Fascinate
  • BEST COVER DESIGN Joe Wylie - Aku Raukura (Patea Maori Club)
    • Murray Vincent - Music By Larry Purden
    • Mike Hutton - Vocal at the Local
  • BEST MUSIC VIDEO Bruce Morrison - I'm in Heaven
    • William Keddell - Elephunk in My Soup
    • Tom Parkinson - I'll Say Goodbye (Even Though I'm Blue) (Dance Exponents)
  • BEST FILM SOUNDTRACK Jenny Mcleod - The Silent One
    • Mike Nock - Strata
    • John Charles/ Dave Fraser - Constance
  • INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT Tim Finn
  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY Eldred Stebbing - (For his Lifelong Contribution to the Recording Arts in New Zealand)
  • MOST POPULAR SONG The Narcs - You Took Me Heart and Soul

See: 1984 in music

Performing arts

Radio and television

See: 1984 in New Zealand television, 1984 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:Television in New Zealand, Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1984 film awards, 1984 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1984 films

Sport

Athletics

  • Barry Thompson wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:19:03 on 25 March in Wanganui, while Mary Belsey does the same in the women's championship (2:41:39).

Basketball

  • NBL won by Wellington.

Horse racing

Harness racing

Olympic Games

Summer Olympics

  • New Zealand sends a team of 130 competitors across 18 sports.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
8 1 2 11

Winter Olympics

  • New Zealand sends a team of six alpine skiers.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
0 0 0 0

Paralympic Games

Summer Paralympics

 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
8 10 6 24

Winter Paralympics

  • New Zealand sends a team of eight competitors in one sport.
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
1 3 1 5

Shooting

  • Ballinger Belt – Peter Cromwell (Cheltenham)[11]

Soccer

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  4. ^ NZhistory.net
  5. ^ Chisholm, Donna (June 2009). "Exclusive interview: NZ's first test tube baby turns 25". North & South: 36–47. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  6. ^ Daily Reporter, Iowa, 18 July 1984, pg 3
  7. ^ (subscription required)
  8. ^ "Awards 1984". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Archived from the original on 30 October 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
  9. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2009.
  10. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ "New Zealand champion shot / Ballinger Belt winners". National Rifle Association of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 25 January 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  12. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com Archived 14 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine

See also

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