1873 in New Zealand

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1873 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1873 in New Zealand.

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government and law

The 5th New Zealand Parliament continues.

Main centre leaders

Events

Sport

Horse racing

Major race winners

  • New Zealand Cup: Kakapo
  • New Zealand Derby: Rapapa

Rugby union

  • The Auckland and Thames football clubs adopt rugby union, having previously played association football.[4]
  • North Shore rugby club founded.[4]

Shooting

Ballinger Belt: Lieutenant Hoskins (Thames)

Births

Unknown date

Deaths

See also

References

General
  • Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-7
Specific
  1. ^ New Zealand History online: Today in history - 17 February
  2. ^ "New Zealand Tablet 3 May 1873 – 30 December 1909 (1913 issues)". National Library of New Zealand. Retrieved 23 June 2008.
  3. ^ Onehunga Dateline
  4. ^ a b "RUGBY UNION FOOTBALL". from An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock, originally published in 1966. Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 20 February 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2009.
  5. ^ W. T. Parham, Tapsell, Phillip, from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 19-Jan-12

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