1991 in New Zealand

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1991 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1991 in New Zealand.

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,516,000[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1990: 40,900 (1.18%) Note that there is a discontinuity between the 1990 and 1991 figures as Statistics NZ switched from using the de facto population concept to estimated resident population.
  • Males per 100 Females: 99.7

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 43rd New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was The National Party, led by Jim Bolger. National controlled nearly seventy percent of the seats in Parliament.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

January

  • 2 January: description

February

March

April

  • 17 April: Prime Minister Jim Bolger stated, "We intend to keep New Zealand nuclear-free this term, next term, and the term after that."[4]

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Arts and literature

See 1991 in art, 1991 in literature, Category:1991 books

Performing arts

Radio and television

See: 1991 in New Zealand television, 1991 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:Television in New Zealand, TV3 (New Zealand), Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1991 film awards, 1991 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1991 films

Internet

See: NZ Internet History

Sport

Athletics

Horse racing

Harness racing

Thoroughbred racing

Shooting

  • Ballinger Belt –
    • Graeme Berman (Australia)
    • Geoffrey Smith (Malvern), second, top New Zealander[8]

Soccer

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Exact date unknown

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Exact date unknown

See also

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  3. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  4. ^ New Zealand Parliamentary Debate Wednesday, 16 October 1991 Retrieved 30 July 2015
  5. ^ (July 1991) 51b Hansard, Resource Management Bill Third Reading, 3018-3020.
  6. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  7. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com Archived 14 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.

External links

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