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1978 in New Zealand

1978 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,165,200[1]
  • Decrease since 31 December 1977: 1,200 (0.04%)
  • Males per 100 females: 99.2
  • This was the first year in which New Zealand's population declined (due to emigration, largely to Australia).

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1978 in art, 1978 in literature, Category:1978 books

January

  • Nambassa, three-day music, crafts and alternative lifestyles festival on Phil and Pat Hulses' 400-acre (1.6 km2) farm in Golden Valley, north of Waihi. Attendance 25,000.

October

Music

New Zealand Music Awards

Winners were as follows:[5]

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR Hello Sailor – Hello Sailor
  • SINGLE OF THE YEAR Golden Harvest – I Need Your Love
  • TOP MALE VOCALIST John Rowles
  • TOP GROUP Hello Sailor
  • TOP FEMALE VOCALIST Sharon O’Neill
  • ENGINEER OF THE YEAR Ian Morris – Hello Sailor
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Rob Aicken – Hello Sailor
  • MOST PROMISING GROUP Citizen Band
  • MOST PROMISING FEMALE VOCALIST Kim Hart
  • MOST PROMISING MALE VOCALIST Dennis O’Brien

See: 1978 in music

Performing arts

Radio and television

See: 1978 in New Zealand television, 1978 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:New Zealand television, Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1978 film awards, 1978 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1978 films

Appointments and awards

See: New Zealand Order of Merit, Order of New Zealand

Sport

Athletics

  • Paul Ballinger wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:17:33 on 11 March in Hastings.

Chess

Commonwealth Games

Cricket

  • 15 February: After 48 years of trying, New Zealand beats England in a Test match for the first time, winning the Test at the Basin Reserve.[7]

Horse racing

Harness racing

Soccer

Births

Category:1978 births

Deaths

Category:1978 deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ a b c d e Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  4. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ "1978 Winners". NZ Music Awards. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  6. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  7. ^ nzhistory.net.nz
  8. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  9. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  10. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com
  11. ^ Keith Cameron profile

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