1986 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1986 in New Zealand.

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1986
in
New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

PopulationEdit

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,313,500[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1985: 10,400 (0.31%)
  • Males per 100 Females: 97.9

IncumbentsEdit

Regal and viceregalEdit

GovernmentEdit

The 41st New Zealand Parliament continued. The fourth Labour Party government was in power.

Parliamentary oppositionEdit

Main centre leadersEdit

EventsEdit

Arts and literatureEdit

See 1986 in art, 1986 in literature, Category:1986 books

MusicEdit

New Zealand Music AwardsEdit

Winners are shown first with nominees underneath.[6]

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR Peking Man – Peking Man
    • The Verlaines – Halleujah
    • Patsy Riggir – Patsy Riggir Country
  • SINGLE OF THE YEAR Peking Man – "Room That Echoes"
    • Ardijah – Give Me Your Number
    • Patea Maori Club featuring Dalvanius – E Papa
  • BEST MALE VOCALIST Pat Urlich
    • Malcolm McNeill
    • Sonny Day
  • BEST FEMALE VOCALIST Margaret Urlich
    • Betty Monga
    • Annie Crummer
  • BEST GROUP Peking Man
    • The Patea Maori Group
    • Satellite Spies
  • MOST PROMISING MALE VOCALIST Tex Pistol
    • Simon Alexandra
    • Lyonel Grant
  • MOST PROMISING FEMALE VOCALIST Tania Rowles
    • Ainsley Day
    • Liz Diamond
  • MOST PROMISING GROUP Ardijah
    • Chrome Safari
    • Wentworth Brewster & Co
  • INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT Herbs
    • The Chills
    • Michael Roy Croft
  • BEST VIDEO Kerry Brown – As The Sun Goes Down (Everything that Flies)
    • Stuart Dryborough – Good Luck To You
    • Fetus Productions/MEC – Flicker
  • BEST PRODUCER Bruce Lynch – Peking Man
    • Ryan Monga/ Dave McArtney/ Trevor Reekie – Give Me Your Number (Ardijah)
    • Glyn Tucker – I Wish I'd Asked – (Satellite Spies)
  • BEST ENGINEER Graeme Myhre – Peking Man
    • Ian Morris – Ballad of Buskin Bob
    • Paul Streekstra/Graham Myhre – Give Me Your Number
    • Graham Myhre – Drive Baby Drive
  • BEST JAZZ ALBUM Phil Broadhurst Trio–Iris
    • John Niland – Inside
    • Alan Broadbent Trio – Further Down The Road
  • BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM NZ Symphony Orchestra – A Song of Islands
    • Besser & Prosser – Dark Wind/Spring Rain
    • Eugene & Nicolai Albulescu – Rhapsody
    • Mina Foley / Michael Gifford – Mina Foley / Michael Gifford
  • BEST COUNTRY ALBUM Patsy Riggir – Patsy Riggir Country
    • Suzanne Prentice – In Concert
    • Michael Roy Croft – Slow Burnin'
  • BEST FOLK ALBUM Various Artists – Send The Boats Away
    • Chris and Lyn Thompson – Together
    • Boys of Spirit NZ Trust – Sea Shanties
  • BEST GOSPEL ALBUM Samoan Congregational Christian Church Choir – Matou Te Fia Sauna
    • Paul and Colleen Trenwith and Friends – Brand New Day
    • Ray Watson – Asaph -Throne of Love
  • BEST POLYNESIAN ALBUM The Five Stars – Flower of Samoa
  • BEST SONG OF THE YEAR Dave DobbynSlice of Heaven
    • Ryan Monga – Give Me Your Number
    • Dance Exponents – Caroline Skies
  • BEST COVER Phil O'Reilly – Peking Man
    • Ngila Dickson – As the Sun Goes Down
    • Paula & Graham Reid – This Sporting Life

See: 1986 in music

Performing artsEdit

Radio and televisionEdit

See: 1986 in New Zealand television, 1986 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

FilmEdit

See: Category:1986 film awards, 1986 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1986 films

SportEdit

AthleticsEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze Total
8 16 14 38

CricketEdit

  • New Zealand achieve historic test series wins over Australia and England.

Their 1–0 victory over Alan Border's Australians in February/March 1986 was their first series win over Australia at home with a 5 wicket win in the third test at Eden Park. This followed on from their 2-1 series win in Australia in November/December 1985, where Richard Hadlee took a record 33 wickets in three tests.

In June/July 1986 New Zealand achieved their first test series win in England, 1-0, winning the second test at Trent Bridge.

Horse racingEdit

Harness racingEdit

ShootingEdit

  • Ballinger Belt –
    • Mark Buchanan (Australia)
    • Chester Burt (Ashhurst), second, top New Zealander[9]

SoccerEdit

BirthsEdit

Category:1986 births

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Historical population estimates tables". Statistics New Zealand.
  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. ^ "Early New Zealand Newspapers". Archived from the original on 4 July 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2008.
  5. ^ "New Zealand Parliament – Parliament timeline". Archived from the original on 19 January 2008. Retrieved 2 February 2008.
  6. ^ "Awards 1986". Listing. NZ Music Awards. Archived from the original on 30 October 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
  7. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2009.
  8. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com Archived 14 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine

See alsoEdit