1925 in New Zealand

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Flag of New Zealand.svg
1925 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1925 in New Zealand.

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 21st New Zealand Parliament concluded, with its final year being marked by the death of premier William Massey. The Reform Party governed as a minority with the support of independents. Following the general election in November, the Reform Party held a much stronger franchise with 55 of the 80 seats.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

The Government Tourist Court at the New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition, Dunedin

Arts and literature

See: 1925 in art, 1925 in literature, Category:1925 books

Music

See: 1925 in music

Radio

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand
  • The Radio Broadcasting Company (RBC) began broadcasts throughout New Zealand

Film

See: 1925 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1925 films

Sport

Chess

  • The 34th National Chess Championship was held in Nelson, and was won by C.J.S. Purdy of Sydney.[4]

Golf

  • The 12th New Zealand Open championship was won by Ewen MacFarlane, and amateur.[5]
  • The 29th National Amateur Championships were held in Christchurch [6]
    • Men: T.H. Horton (Masterton)
    • Women: Mrs P.L. Dodgshun (Dunedin).

Horse racing

Harness racing

Lawn bowls

The national outdoor lawn bowls championships are held in Wellington.[9]

  • Men's singles champion – J.D. Best (Dunedin Bowling Club)
  • Men's pair champions – C.W. Davis, J.W. Sexton (skip) (Newtown Bowling Club)
  • Men's fours champions – H.J. Wernham, F.T. Wilson, A.C. McIntyre, R.N. Pilkington (skip) (Hamilton Bowling Club)

Rugby union

Soccer

  • 1925 Chatham Cup won by YMCA (Wellington)
  • Provincial league champions: [11]
    • Auckland: Thistle
    • Canterbury: Sunnyside
    • Hawke's Bay: Whakatu
    • Nelson: Thistle
    • Otago: Northern
    • South Canterbury: Rangers
    • Southland: Central
    • Taranaki: Manaia
    • Wanganui: Eastown Workshops
    • Wellington: YMCA

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Exact date unknown

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

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. ^ McGibbon, Ian C. (1981). Blue-water Rationale: The naval defence of New Zealand, 1914-1942. Wellington: Government Printer. pp. 160–162. ISBN 0-477-01072-5.
  4. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
  6. ^ McLintock, A. H., ed. (1966). "Men's Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
  7. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2009.
  8. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ McLintock, A.H., ed. (1966). "Bowls, men's outdoor—tournament winners". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  10. ^ Palenski, R. and Lambert, M. The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. Moa Almanac Press. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  11. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.

External links

Media related to 1925 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1925_in_New_Zealand&oldid=870096626"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1925_in_New_Zealand
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "1925 in New Zealand"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA