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Flag of New Zealand.svg 2000 in New Zealand: Flag of New Zealand.svg
Other years in New Zealand
1997199819992000 (2000)200120022003

Contents

Incumbents

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Regal and Vice Regal

Government

The 46th New Zealand Parliament continued. Government was The Labour Party led by Helen Clark, in coalition with Alliance, led by Jim Anderton.

Opposition Leaders

See: Category:New Zealand Parliament , New Zealand elections

Main centre leaders

Events

  • 1 January: Broadcasts from the Chatham Islands and the New Zealand mainland are watched worldwide as New Zealand, by virtue of time zone, kicks off the worldwide millennium celebrations.

Arts and literature

  • James Norcliffe wins the Robert Burns Fellowship.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Awards:
    • Montana Medal: Grahame Sydney, The Art of Grahame Sydney
    • Deutz Medal: Owen Marshall, Harlequin Rex
    • Reader's Choice: Grahame Sydney, The Art of Grahame Sydney
    • First Book Awards
      • Fiction: Duncan Sarkies, Stray Thoughts And Nosebleeds
      • Poetry: Glenn Colquhoun, The Art of Walking Upright
      • Non-Fiction: Pether Thomson, Kava In The Blood

See 2000 in art, 2000 in literature, Category:2000 books

Music

See: 2000 in music, New Zealand Top 50 Albums of 2000

Radio and Television

  • 1 July: Public Broadcasting Fee finishes. [2]

See: 2000 in New Zealand television, 2000 in television, List of TVNZ television programming, Category:Television in New Zealand, TV3 (New Zealand), Category:New Zealand television programmes, Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:2000 film awards, 2000 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:2000 films

Internet

See: NZ Internet History

Appointments and awards

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

Sport

Athletics

  • Mark Hutchinson wins his third national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:24:58 on 29 October in Auckland, while Melissa Moon claims her first in the women's championship (2:45:42).

Basketball

Cricket

Golf

Horse racing

Harness racing

Thoroughbred racing

Netball

Summer Olympic Games

  • New Zealand sent 151 athletes to the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia. The medal tally of 1 gold and 3 bronze medals was considered very disappointing and sparked a review of high-performance sports training programmes.

Rugby league

Rugby Union

Category:Rugby union in New Zealand , Super 12, National Provincial Championship , Category:All Blacks , Bledisloe Cup , Tri Nations Series , Ranfurly Shield

Soccer

Births

Category:2000 births

Deaths

See also

For world events and topics in 2000 not specifically related to New Zealand see: 2000

References


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