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1976 in New Zealand

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1976 in New Zealand

1976 in New Zealand


  • Population 1
  • Incumbents 2
    • Regal and viceregal 2.1
    • Government 2.2
    • Parliamentary opposition 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
  • Appointments and awards 5
  • Sport 6
    • Athletics 6.1
    • Chess 6.2
    • Horse racing 6.3
      • Harness racing 6.3.1
    • Olympic games 6.4
    • Soccer 6.5
  • Births 7
  • Deaths 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11


  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 3,163,400[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1975: 19,700 (0.63%)
  • Males per 100 females: 99.5


Regal and viceregal


Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders


Arts and literature

See 1976 in art, 1976 in literature, Category:1976 books


New Zealand Music Awards

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR NZSO - Symphony #2
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Alan Galbraith - Taking It All in Stride
  • ENGINEER OF THE YEAR Peter Hitchcock - Taking It All in Stride
  • ARRANGER OF THE YEAR David Frazer - Taking It All in Stride
  • COMPOSER OF THE YEAR John Hanlon - Night Life

See: 1976 in music

Performing arts

Radio and television

See: 1976 in New Zealand television, 1976 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:New Zealand television, Category:New Zealand television shows, Public broadcasting in New Zealand


See: Category:1976 film awards, 1976 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1976 films

Appointments and awards

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



  • UK-born Jack Foster wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:16:27 on 6 March in Auckland.


Horse racing

Harness racing

Olympic games



Category:1976 births


Category:1976 deaths

See also


  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. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  6. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  7. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at
  8. ^ Chatham Cup records,

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