1929 in New Zealand

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1929 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1929 in New Zealand.

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,486,100 [1]
  • Increase since previous 31/12/1928: 18,700 (1.27%)
  • Males per 100 females: 104.1

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 23rd New Zealand Parliament continued.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1929 in art, 1929 in literature, Category:1929 books

Music

See: 1929 in music

Radio

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1929 film awards, 1929 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1929 films

Sport

Badminton

  • National Champions
    • Men's singles: J. Southon
    • Women's singles: A. Ellett
    • Men's doubles: T. Kelly and J. McLean
    • Women's doubles: E. Hetley and F. Harvey
    • Mixed doubles: T. Kelly and A. Ellett

Chess

The 38th National Chess Championship was held in Wellington, and was won by J.A. Erskine of Melbourne.[6]

Golf

  • The 19th New Zealand Open championship was won by Andrew Shaw.[7]
  • The 33rd National Amateur Championships were held in Wanganui [8]
    • Men: Sloan Morpeth (Maungakiekie) – 3rd title
    • Women: Mrs P.L. Dodgshun (Dunedin).

Horse racing

Harness racing

Lawn bowls

The national outdoor lawn bowls championships are held in Wellington.[11]

  • Men's singles champion – A.R. Coltman (Carlton Bowling Club)
  • Men's pair champions – A.G. Kinvig, F. Laurenson (skip) (Linwood Bowling Club)
  • Men's fours champions – C.E. Hardley, F. Needham, I. Clarke, Bill Bremner (skip) (West End Bowling Club, Auckland)

Rugby

Category:Rugby union in New Zealand, Category:All Blacks

Rugby league

New Zealand national rugby league team

Soccer

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Exact date unknown

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

  • 10 July – James Arnold, trade unionist, politician (born 1859)
  • 12 July – Alex Lithgow, composer and bandleader (born 1870)
  • 24 July – Albert Bates, architect (born 1862)
  • 15 August – Carl Dahl, businessman, importer, community leader (born 1856)
  • 20 August – Arnold Williams, cricketer (born 1870)
  • 29 August – Arthur Riley, artist, educationalist, businessman (born 1860)
  • 30 August – Sarah Cryer, farmer, community leader (born 1848)
  • 31 August – Henry Baigent, timber miller, politician (born 1844)
  • 1 September – Mary Gibson, schoolteacher (born 1864)
  • 5 September – Mariano Vella, seaman, fisherman, farmer (born 1855)
  • 8 September – Robert Wynn Williams, politician (born 1864)
  • 18 September – John Bollons, mariner, naturalist, ethnographer (born 1862)
  • 23 September – Sir George Fenwick, newspaper editor and proprietor (born 1847)
  • 27 September – Nisbet McRobie, rugby union player, newspaper proprietor, politician (born 1872)

October–December

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.stats.govt.nz/~/media/Statistics/Methods%20and%20Services/Tables/historical-pop-estimates.ashx[permanent dead link] Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ "Elections NZ – Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  4. ^ Eileen McSaveney (21 September 2007). "Historic earthquakes". Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 2 January 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2009.
  5. ^ Murchison earthquake 1929 – Christchurch City Libraries
  6. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "PGA European – Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2009.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2009.
  10. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. Retrieved 13 May 2009.

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