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1994 in New Zealand

1994 in New Zealand
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Contents

  • Population 1
  • Incumbents 2
    • Regal and viceregal 2.1
    • Government 2.2
    • Opposition leaders 2.3
    • Main centre leaders 2.4
  • Events 3
  • Arts and literature 4
    • Music 4.1
      • New Zealand Music Awards 4.1.1
    • Performing arts 4.2
    • Radio and Television 4.3
    • Film 4.4
    • Internet 4.5
  • Appointments and awards 5
  • Sport 6
    • Athletics 6.1
    • Basketball 6.2
    • Commonwealth Games 6.3
    • Horse racing 6.4
      • Harness racing 6.4.1
      • Thoroughbred racing 6.4.2
    • Olympic Games 6.5
    • Rugby league 6.6
    • Rugby union 6.7
    • Shooting 6.8
    • Soccer 6.9
  • Births 7
    • January–June 7.1
    • July–December 7.2
    • Full date unknown 7.3
  • Deaths 8
    • January–March 8.1
    • April–June 8.2
    • July–September 8.3
    • October–December 8.4
  • References 9
  • See also 10

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,648,200[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1993: 50,400 (1.40%)
  • Males per 100 Females: 97.2

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 44th New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was The National Party, led by Jim Bolger.

Opposition leaders

See: Category:Parliament of New Zealand, New Zealand elections

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1994 in art, 1994 in literature, Category:1994 books

Music

New Zealand Music Awards

Winners are shown first with nominees underneath.[3][4]

  • Album of the Year: Straitjacket Fits - Blow
    • Strawpeople - World Service
    • The 3Ds - Venus Trail
  • Single of the Year: Headless Chickens – Juice / Chopper
    • Strawpeople - Love Explodes
    • Straitjacket Fits - Cat Inna Can
  • Best Male Vocalist: Shayne Carter (Straitjacket Fits)
    • Jon Toogood (Shihad)
    • Chris Matthews
  • Best Female Vocalist: Fiona McDonald (Headless Chickens)
    • Annie Crummer
    • Shona Laing
  • Best Group: Headless Chickens
    • Strawpeople
    • Straitjacket Fits
  • Most Promising Male Vocalist: Matty J (Matty J and the Soul Syndicate)
    • Michael Gregg & Brendan Gregg
    • Jason Ioasa
  • Most Promising Female Vocalist: Emma Paki
    • Jan Preston
    • Rima Te Wiata
  • Most Promising Group: Urban Disturbance
    • Holy Toledos
    • 3Ds
  • International Achievement: Crowded House
    • Straitjacket Fits
    • Headless Chickens
  • Best Video: Matt Noonan / Josh Frizzell – System Virtue (Emma Paki)
    • Fane Flaws - The Beautiful Things (Front Lawn)
    • Johnny Ogilvie - Mr Moon (Headless Chickens)
  • Best Producer: Strawpeople – World Service
    • Stuart Pearce - Pacifico (Kantuta)
    • Jaz Coleman - Churn (Shihad)
  • Best Engineer: Malcolm Welsford - Churn (Shihad)
    • Malcolm Wellsford - You Gotta Know (Supergroove)
    • Graeme Myhre - Travellin' On (Midge Marsden)
  • Best Jazz Album: Freebass – Raw
    • Bluespeak - Late Last Night
    • Nairobi Trio - Through The Clouds
  • Best Classical Album: Dame Malvina Major – Casta Diva
    • NZ Symphony Orchestra - The Three Symphonies/ Douglas Lilburn
    • Tamas Vesmas - Eastern European Piano Music
  • Best Country Album: Al Hunter – The Singer
    • The Warratahs - Big Sky
    • Patsy Riggir - My Little Corner of the World
  • Best Folk Album: Steve McDonald - Sons Of Somerled
    • Adam Bell - Summerland
    • Beverly Young - It's Then I Wish
  • Best Gospel Album: Stephen Bell-Booth – Undivided
    • Woodford House Chapel Choir - Celebration
    • Monica O'Hagan - His Love
    • Andrew & Saskia Smith - The Gemcutter
  • Polynesian Album of the Year: Pasifik MX – Manuiri
    • Andre Tapena - It's Raro
    • Mana - Mana
  • Best Songwriter: Emma Paki – System Virtue
    • Stephen Bell-Booth - Undivided
    • Greg Johnson - Winter Song
  • Best Cover: Brett Graham - Te Rangatahi
    • Johnny Pain & Jonathan King - Drinking With Judas (Hallelujah Picassos)
    • Chris Knox - Duck Shaped Pain and Gum

See: 1994 in music

Performing arts

Radio and Television

  • TV 2 begins 24-hour/7-day programming. [1]
  • Newstalk ZB begins broadcasting nationwide.
  • The Classic Hits brand is rolled out nationwide when heritage stations operated by Radio New Zealand are rebranded as Classic Hits originally retaining local programming.

See: 1994 in New Zealand television, 1994 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:New Zealand television, TV3 (New Zealand), Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1994 film awards, 1994 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1994 films

Internet

See: NZ Internet History

Appointments and awards

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

Sport

Athletics

  • Paul Smith wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:19:12 on 30 April in Rotorua, while Nyla Carroll claims her first in the women's championship (2:37:37).

Basketball

  • The NBL was won by Nelson

Commonwealth Games

Horse racing

Harness racing

Thoroughbred racing

Olympic Games

Rugby league

  • 16 October, New Zealand defeated Papua New Guinea 28-12
  • 27 October, New Zealand defeated Papua New Guinea 30-16

Rugby union

Category:Rugby union in New Zealand, Rugby Union World Cup, National Provincial Championship, Category:All Blacks, Bledisloe Cup, Tri Nations Series, Ranfurly Shield

Shooting

  • Ballinger Belt –
    • Andy Luckman (United Kingdom)
    • John Whiteman (Upper Hutt), sixth, top New Zealander[7]

Soccer

Births

January–June

July–December

Full date unknown

Deaths

January–March

  • 1 January – Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt, 11th Governor-General of New Zealand (born 1900)
  • 2 January – Godfrey Bowen, sheep shearer (born 1922)
  • 4 January – Dame Eileen Mayo, artist and designer (born 1906)
  • 18 January – Hēmi Pōtatau, Presbyterian minister, soldier, writer (born 1904)
  • 25 January – Bertha Rawlinson, operatic singer, actor, composer (born 1910)
  • 16 February – Graeme Caughley, population ecologist and conservation biologist (born 1937)
  • 4 March – George Hughes, philosopher and logician (born 1918)
  • 10 March – D. J. M. Mackenzie, colonial medical officer (born 1905)
  • 20 March – John Kennedy, Roman Catholic journalist and editor (born 1926)
  • 26 March – Dame Whina Cooper, Māori leader (born 1895)

April–June

July–September

October–December

  • 9 October – Bill Fox, politician (born 1899)
  • 10 October – Nola Luxford, actor (born 1901)
  • 15 October – Avis Acres, artist, writer, illustrator, conservationist (born 1910)
  • 24 October – Sir Guy Powles, diplomat, Ombudsman (born 1905)
  • 26 October – Pavel Tichý, logician, philosopher and mathematician (born 1936)
  • 28 October – Jock Richardson, rugby union player (born 1899)
  • 29 October – Gordon Cochrane, pilot (born 1916)
  • 2 November – John Nimmo, cricketer (born 1910)
  • 22 November – Charles Upham, soldier (born 1908)
  • 6 December – Laura Ingram, community leader, local-body politician (born 1912)
  • 10 December – James Healy, geologist (born 1910)
  • 12 December – Frederick Turnovsky, manufacturer, entrepreneur, arts advocate (born 1916)
  • 16 December – Les Gandar, politician, diplomat (born 1919)
  • 24 December – Louise Sutherland, cyclist (born 1926)
  • 26 December – Sybil Lupp, mechanic, motor racing driving, garage proprietor (born 1916)
  • 27 December – Jimmy Kemp, cricketer (born 1918)

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Awards 1994". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "1994 New Zealand Music Awards". Web page. RIANZ. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  5. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  6. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  7. ^ "New Zealand champion shot / Ballinger Belt winners". National Rifle Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  8. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com

See also

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