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Encyclopedia > 1970 in New Zealand

See also: 1969 in New Zealand, other events of 1970, 1971 in New Zealand, and the Timeline of New Zealand history. 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


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Summary

The section should contain a paragraph or two about the year.


See: 1970 and Timeline of New Zealand history plus data below. 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


Incumbents

Regal and Vice Regal

Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State of 16 countries including: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand and the Bahamas, as well as crown colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor), born on 21 April 1926, is Queen of sixteen independent nations known as the Commonwealth Realms. ... Flag of the Governor-General of New Zealand The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative in the Realm of New Zealand of the Queen of New Zealand, Queen Elizabeth II, and as such is the highest office in the Government of New Zealand. ... The Right Honourable Arthur Espie Porritt, Baron Porritt, Bt GCMG GCVO CBE (August 10, 1900 – January 1, 1994) was a New Zealand physician, statesman and athlete. ...

Government

The TBDth New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was a coalition between Labour and the Progressives, with United Future supporting supply votes. At the 17 September election, the government arrangements changed considerably. The Labour-Progressive government is now supported by New Zealand First and United Future, both of whom as their leader as a minister outside of Cabinet. The New Zealand Parliament is the legislative body of the New Zealand government. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political party. ... Current Progressive Party logo The Progressive Party is a political party in New Zealand. ... Current United Future logo United Future New Zealand is a political party in the New Zealand parliament with three MPs -- two list MPs, and one electorate MP, leader Peter Dunne (see MMP for the difference). ... Wikinews has news related to: Results of the 2005 New Zealand General Election The 2005 New Zealand general election took place on 17 September 2005. ... New Zealand First functions as a political party in New Zealand. ... Current United Future logo United Future New Zealand is a political party in the New Zealand parliament with eight MPs-- seven list MPs, and one electorate MP, leader Peter Dunne (see MMP for the difference). ...

In New Zealand The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the individual who chairs the countrys legislative body, The House of Representatives (commonly known as Parliament). The Speaker fulfills a number of important functions in relation to the operation Parliament, much of which is based upon the British... The Prime Minister of New Zealand is New Zealands head of government and is the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the Parliament of New Zealand. ... The Right Honorable Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, KG, GCMG, CH, QSO was a New Zealand politician. ... The Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand is second most senior officer in the Government of New Zealand, although this seniority does not necessarily translate into power. ... Right Honourable Sir John Ross Marshall GBE (March 5, 1912 – August 30, 1988), generally known as Jack Marshall, was a New Zealand politician. ... The Minister of Finance is a senior figure within the government of New Zealand. ... The Right Honourable Sir Robert David (Rob) Muldoon GCMG CH (25 September 1921–5 August 1992) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1975 to 1984. ... The Minister of Foreign Affairs is a major portfolio in the Cabinet of New Zealand. ... The Right Honorable Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, KG, GCMG, CH, QSO was a New Zealand politician. ...

Opposition Leaders

The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political party. ... Norman Eric Kirk served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974 and led the New Zealand Labour Party from 1965 to 1972. ... The Leader of the Opposition in New Zealand is the politician who, at least in theory, leads the Opposition bloc in the New Zealand Parliament. ...

Main centre leaders

The Mayor of Auckland is the head of the municipal government of Auckland, New Zealand, and presides over the Auckland City Council. ... Sir Dove-Myer Robinson served as Mayor of Auckland from 1959 to 1965 and from 1968 to 1980. ... The Mayor of Wellington is the head of the municipal government of Wellington, New Zealand, and presides over the Wellington City Council. ... Sir Francis Kitts was the longest-serving mayor of Wellington, New Zealand, having held the post from 1956 to 1974. ... The Mayor of Christchurch is the head of the municipal government of Christchurch, New Zealand, and presides over the Christchurch City Council. ... The Mayor of Dunedin is the head of the municipal government of Dunedin, New Zealand, and presides over the Dunedin City Council. ...

Events

See 1970 , 1970 in politics , 1970 in science , Category:1970 in Australia , 1970 in Australia , 1970 in music , 1970 timelines , History of New Zealand , Category:History of New Zealand , Military history of New Zealand , Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand , Timeline of New Zealand history 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... See also: Other events of 1970 List of years in science . ... See also: 1969 in music, other events of 1970, 1971 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... The history of New Zealand dates back at least 700 years to when it was discovered and settled by Polynesians. ... The Military history of New Zealand spans a period of around two centuries. ... This is a timeline of environmental history of New Zealand. ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...

This is a timeline of the History of New Zealands involvement with Antarctica. ...

January

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

February

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Arts and literature

See 1970 in art , 1970 in literature , Montana New Zealand Book Awards , Robert Burns Fellowship , Category:1970 books See also: 1969 in art, other events of 1970, 1971 in art, list of years in art, List_of_art_events. ... See also: 1969 in literature, other events of 1970, 1971 in literature, list of years in literature. ... New Zealand Annual Book Awards, since 1994. ... The Robert Burns Fellowship, established in 1958 as a bicentennial celebration, is claimed to be New Zealands premier literary residency. ...


Music

See: 1970 in music , New Zealand Top 50 Albums of 1970 , Tui award winners 1970 , ARIA Music Awards of 1970 , See also: 1969 in music, other events of 1970, 1971 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ...


New Zealand Music Awards

  • LOXENE GOLDEN DISC SOLOIST AWARD Craig Scott - Lets Get A Little Sentimental
  • LOXENE GOLDEN DISC GROUP AWARD Hogsnort Rupert - Pretty Girl

The New Zealand Music Awards, colloquially known as the Tuis, have been awarded yearly since 1966 to outstanding New Zealand musicians and groups. ...

Radio and Television

See: 1970 in New Zealand television ,1970 in television , List of TVNZ television programming , Category:New Zealand television , TV3 (New Zealand) , Category:New Zealand television shows , Public broadcasting in New Zealand This is an incomplete list of televison programmes past and present on Television New Zealand that are made in New Zealand. ... TV3, is a commercial television station in New Zealand and was the first television network not controlled by the government. ... Public broadcasting in New Zealand has undergone many changes since radio broadcasts first commenced in the 1920s. ...


Film

See: Category:1970 film awards , 1970 in film , List of New Zealand feature films , Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1970 films // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... List is presently of major movies only. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Appointments and awards

See: New Zealand Order of Merit , Order of New Zealand Companions Badge of the New Zealand Order of Merit The New Zealand Order of Merit is an order of chivalry established on 30 May 1996 by Elizabeth II. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in order of seniority: Principal Companion (PCNZM) (formerly Knight or Dame... Badge of the Order of New Zealand The Order of New Zealand is the highest locally awarded honour in the New Zealand Honours System. ...

The Archbishop of New Zealand is the head of the Anglican church in the Province of New Zealand and has under his direction nine dioceses. ... The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is a church of the Anglican Communion serving New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, and the Cook Islands. ...

Sport

Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... A runner carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics for short but more correctly The Olympic Winter Games, are the cold-weather counterpart to the Summer Olympic Games. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... The current Super 14 logo The Super 14 is a rugby union championship competed for by teams from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. ... The William Webb Ellis Trophy, the main prize of the Rugby Union World Cup The Rugby World Cup is the premier international Rugby Union contest in the world, first held jointly in Australia and New Zealand in 1987, a full 33 years after the first Rugby League World Cup and... The National Provincial Championship (which for sponsorship reasons, is referred to as Air New Zealand NPC or just simply NPC) is New Zealands principal domestic rugby union competition. ... The Bledisloe Cup Rugby Unions Bledisloe Cup is contested between Australias Wallabies and New Zealands All Blacks. ... The Tri Nations Series is an annual international Rugby Union series held between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... The Ranfurly Shield, colloquially known as the Log of Wood, is perhaps the most prestigious trophy in New Zealands domestic rugby union competition. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... Cricket World Cup 2007 logo The ICC Cricket World Cup is the world championship of one-day cricket, a tournament held quadrenially between all Test-playing nations (currently 10 nations), plus qualifiers. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly Auckland Warriors) are a rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand who compete in the Australian based National Rugby League competition. ... The Bartercard Cup (previously known as the Lion Red Cup) is the top level rugby league competition in New Zealand. ... New Zealand team shirt The New Zealand national rugby league side represent New Zealand at rugby league, and are commonly known as the Kiwis, after the native bird of that name. ... The original World Cup, first lifted in 1954 by Great Britain The Rugby League World Cup, is a tournament in which a number of the strongest rugby league nations participate in, to determine which nation is supreme in the sport. ... The Silver Ferns are the national netball team of New Zealand. ... The National Bank Cup is New Zealands principal womens netball competition. ... The Netball World Championships have been held every four years since 1963. ... Year Winners 1970 Blockhouse Bay 1971 Eastern Suburbs 1972 Mt Wellington 1973 Christchurch United 1974 Mt Wellington 1975 Christchurch United 1976 Wellington Diamond United 1977 North Shore United 1978 Christchurch United 1979 Mt Wellington 1980 Mt Wellington 1981 Wellington Diamond United 1982 Mt Wellington 1983 Manurewa 1984 Gisborne City 1985... The New Zealand Football Championship (NZFC) is the national football (soccer) league in New Zealand. ... National Soccer League is a name given to competitions in which New Zealands top clubs play each other, at least two times, on a home and away basis (and occasional in so called championship play-offs). ... First International New Zealand 3 - 1 Australia (Dunedin, New Zealand; June 17, 1922) Largest win New Zealand 13 - 0 Fiji (Auckland, New Zealand; August 16, 1981) Worst defeat New Zealand 0 - 10 Australia (Wellington, New Zealand; July 11, 1936) World Cup Appearances 1 (First in 1982) Best result Round 1... The Chatham Cup is New Zealands premier knockout tournament in mens football (soccer). ... The Tall Blacks is the nickname of New Zealands national mens basketball team. ... The New Zealand Breakers are a professional basketball team competing in Australias National Basketball League. ...

Births

Category:1970 births January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Deaths

Category:1970 deaths January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


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