- 28 March: Maori Television's first birthday
- 9 December: The New Zealand wikicity was created; later renamed "Wikia" in line with site as a whole.
- 12 December: The Press reports that Ngai Tahu and the Crown are collaborating to revive Lake Ellesmere.
- 23 December: Manawatu Standard reports Government statement about recycling packaging. See "Recycling".
- 25 December: Christmas
- 26 December: Boxing Day (and 27th was a statutory holiday because Christmas was on a Sunday)
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