1930 in New Zealand

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1930 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1930 in New Zealand.

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,506,800[1]
  • Increase since previous 31/12/1929: 20,700 (1.39%)
  • Males per 100 females: 103.9

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 23rd New Zealand Parliament continued with the United Party in power.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1930 in art, 1930 in literature, Category:1930 books

Music

See: 1930 in music

Radio

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1930 film awards, 1930 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1930 films

Sport

British Empire Games

 Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
3 4 2 9

Chess

The 39th National Chess Championship was held in Wanganui, and was won by G. Gunderson of Melbourne.[11]

Cricket

  • New Zealand's first ever Test matches, a home series of three x three-day games against England. Series won 1-0 by England
    • 10,11,13 January Lancaster Park, Christchurch. New Zealand (112 and 131) lost by eight Wickets to England (181 and 66/2).[12]
    • 24,25,27 January Basin Reserve, Wellington. New Zealand (440 and 164/4dec.) drew with England (320 and 107/4).[13]
    • 14,15,17 February Eden Park, Auckland. England (330/4dec.) drew with New Zealand (96/1) (First two days were abandoned due to rain).[14]
    • 21,22,24 February at Eden Park: England (540 and 22/3) drew with New Zealand (387) - this fourth Test was arranged due to the rain washout of the third test.[15]

Golf

  • The 20th New Zealand Open championship was won by Andrew Shaw, his third title.[16]
  • The 34th National Amateur Championships were held in the Manawatu district [17]
    • Men: H.A. Black (Mirimar)
    • Women: Miss O. Kay

Horse racing

Harness racing

Lawn bowls

The national outdoor lawn bowls championships are held in Dunedin.[20]

  • Men's singles champion – F. Lambeth (Balmacewen Bowling Club)
  • Men's pair champions – G.L. Gladding, H. Jenkins (skip) (Carlton Bowling Club)
  • Men's fours champions – E.S. Wilson, L.C. Buist, J. Dowland, D.M. Stuart (skip) (St Kilda Bowling Club)

Rugby union

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

Rugby league

New Zealand national rugby league team

Soccer

  • 1930 Chatham Cup won by Petone
  • Provincial league champions: [21]
    • Auckland: YMCA
    • Canterbury: Thistle
    • Hawke's Bay: Whakatu
    • Nelson: Thistle
    • Otago: Seacliff
    • Southland: Corinthians
    • Taranaki: Caledonian
    • Waikato: Pukemiro
    • Wanganui: KP's
    • Wellington: Hospital

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Undated

Deaths

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

  • 3 July – Tom Cross, rugby union and rugby league player (born 1876)
  • 8 July – Sir Joseph Ward, politician, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1906–12, 1928–30) (born 1856)
  • 19 July – Sir Robert Stout, politician, Premier of New Zealand (1884, 1884–87) (born 1844)
  • 24 July – Alfred Philpott, museum curator, entomologist (born 1870)
  • 30 July – George Hutchison, politician (born 1846)
  • 10 August – William Hawkins, cricketer, politician (born 1861)
  • 15 August – Wesley Spragg, butter manufacturer, temperance campaigner, benefactor (born 1848)
  • 18 August – James Flesher, politician, mayor of Christchurch (1923–25) (born 1865)
  • 20 August – George Hunter, politician, racehorse breeder (born 1859)
  • 27 August

September–October

November–December

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/estimates_and_projections/historical-population-tables.aspx Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  4. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ History of Auckland City Archived 27 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ No Mean City by Stuart Perry (1969, Wellington City Council)
  7. ^ Christchurch City Council Handbook: Chairmen and Mayors of the City of Christchurch
  8. ^ Council 1929 - 1938
  9. ^ Melbourne Cup - Australia's Culture Portal Archived 12 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Today in History | NZHistory
  11. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Cricinfo Test#186
  13. ^ Cricinfo test#188
  14. ^ Cricinfo Test#190
  15. ^ Cricinfo test#191
  16. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  17. ^ edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "Men's Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 13 February 2009. 
  18. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2009. 
  19. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  20. ^ 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. 
  21. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec. Sport. Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 

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