1877 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1877 in New Zealand.

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1877
in
New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

Regal and viceregalEdit

Government and lawEdit

The 6th New Zealand Parliament continues.

Main centre leadersEdit

EventsEdit

SportEdit

AthleticsEdit

The Auckland Amateur Athletic Club is formed.[1]

CricketEdit

  • The Canterbury Cricket Association is formed.[2]
  • An England XI under the leadership of James Lillywhite tours in January and February. None of the fixtures were first class, and all the home sides field teams of between 18 and 22 players. The team went on to Australia to play the first ever Test matches. Itinerary

Horse racingEdit

  • New Zealand Cup winner: Mata
  • New Zealand Derby winner: Trump Card
  • Auckland Cup winner: Lara
  • Wellington Cup winner: Guy Fawkes
see also Category:Horse races in New Zealand.

Rugby unionEdit

ShootingEdit

Ballinger Belt: Lieutenant Paynter (Nelson)

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-7
Specific
  1. ^ Heidenstrom, P. (1992) Athletes of the Century. Wellington: GP Publications ISBN 1-86956-044-2
  2. ^ Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7
  3. ^ McLintock, A. H., ed. (1966). "RUGBY UNION FOOTBALL". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 8 January 2009. Retrieved 13 February 2009.

External linksEdit

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