1910 in New Zealand

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The following lists events that happened during 1910 in New Zealand.

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 17th New Zealand Parliament continued.

Parliamentary opposition

Leader of the Opposition - William Massey (Reform Party).[2]

Main centre leaders

Events

  • February - March: Field Marshal Kitchener toured New Zealand and made a report to the Government on the defence of New Zealand.
  • 5 July: Herbert Pither reportedly makes a flight of "nearly a mile" at Riverton Beach.[3]
Undated

Arts and literature

See 1910 in art, 1910 in literature, Category:1910 books

Music

See: 1910 in music

Film

See: 1910 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand

Sport

Chess

The 23rd National Chess Championship was held in Auckland, and was won by J. Mason of Wellington.[4]

Golf

  • The fourth New Zealand Open championship was held at Christchurch golf club and was won by amateur Arthur Duncan, his second win.[5]
  • The 18th National Amateur Championships were held in Christchurch [6]
    • Men: H.B. Lusk (Christchurch)
    • Women: Miss ? Collins.

Horse racing

Harness racing

Rugby league

Rugby union

  • Auckland defend the Ranfurly Shield against Hawkes Bay (11-3), Wellington (3-3), Taranaki (16-9) and Canterbury (6-4)

Soccer

Provincial league champions:[9]

  • Auckland: Caledonian Auckland
  • Canterbury: Burnham IS
  • Otago: Northern Dunedin
  • Southland: Nightcaps
  • Taranaki: New Plymouth
  • Wellington: Ramblers Wellington

Tennis

Births

Category:1910 births

Deaths

Category:1910 deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  2. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  3. ^ a b Rendel, David (1975) Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History. Wellington. A.H. & A.W.Reed. ISBN 0-589-00905-2
  4. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ History of NZ open: TVNZ
  6. ^ McLintock, A. H., ed. (1966). "Men's Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 13 February 2009.
  7. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2009.
  8. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.

External links

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