1892 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1892 in New Zealand.

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1892
in
New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

Regal and viceregalEdit

Government and lawEdit

The 11th New Zealand Parliament continues with the Liberal Party in power.

Parliamentary oppositionEdit

Leader of the OppositionWilliam Rolleston (Independent).[1]

Main centre leadersEdit

EventsEdit

Arts and literatureEdit

MusicEdit

SportEdit

AthleticsEdit

National champions (Men)Edit

  • 100 yards – Jack Hempton (Hawkes Bay)
  • 250 yards – Jack Hempton (Hawkes Bay)
  • 440 yards – Peter Wood (Canterbury)
  • 880 yards – J. Grierson (Canterbury)
  • 1 mile – William Burk (Otago)
  • 3 miles – Derisley Wood (Canterbury)
  • 120 yards hurdles – W. Moir (Canterbury)
  • 440 yards hurdles – Harold Batger (Wellington)
  • Long jump – T. Upfill (Auckland)
  • High jump – F. Meyrick (Canterbury)
  • Pole vault – W. West (Canterbury)
  • Shot put – Timothy O’Connor (Auckland)

BilliardsEdit

The first firm in the country to manufacture tables begins in Wellington. The sport has been played in the country for the previous decade.[3]

ChessEdit

National Champion: F.V. Siedeberg of Dunedin.[4]

Horse racingEdit

Harness racingEdit

Thoroughbred racingEdit

Season leaders (1891/92)Edit

  • Leading flat jockey – T. Redmond

Lawn bowlsEdit

National Champions:[6]

  • Singles – W. Carswell (Taieri)
  • Fours – N. Fleming, J. Familton, B. Mollison and J. Martin (skip) (Oamaru)

PoloEdit

  • Savile Cup winners – Christchurch

RowingEdit

There are now 34 rowing clubs in New Zealand.[3]

National champions (Men)Edit

  • Single sculls – M. Keefe (Auckland)
  • Double sculls – Wellington
  • Coxless pairs – Star
  • Coxed fours – Canterbury

Rugby unionEdit

Provincial club rugby champions include:

see also Category:Rugby union in New Zealand

ShootingEdit

  • Ballinger Belt – Sergeant Doughty (A Battery)

SoccerEdit

Provincial Champions:[7]

  • Auckland: Alliance Auckland
  • Wellington: Queen's Park Wellington

SwimmingEdit

National champions (Men)

  • 100 yards freestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)
  • 220 yards freestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)
  • 440 yards freestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)
  • 880 yards freestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)

TennisEdit

National championships

  • Men's singles – Richard Harman
  • Women's singles – D. Douslin
  • Men's doubles – M. Fenwicke and F. Logan
  • Women's doubles – E. Harman and J. Rees

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. ^ "Elections NZ – Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  2. ^ a b Heidenstrom, P. (1992) Athletes of the Century. Wellington: GP Publications. ISBN 1-86956-044-2
  3. ^ a b c Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7
  4. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ As the New Zealand Bowling Association at this time consists entirely of South Island clubs, the first truly "national" championships are not deemed to have begun until 1914.
  7. ^ New Zealand - List of Champions

External linksEdit

  Media related to 1892 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons