The following lists events that happened during 1895 in New Zealand.
Regal and viceregalEdit
Government and lawEdit
- Speaker of the House – Sir Maurice O'Rorke
- Prime Minister – Richard Seddon
- Minister of Finance – Joseph Ward
- Chief Justice – Hon Sir James Prendergast
Main centre leadersEdit
- July: The Waikato Advocate is published in Cambridge. It merged with the Waikato Times in 1896.
- 12 August: Minnie Dean hanged for murder (the only woman to be executed in New Zealand).
Arts and literatureEdit
- 100 yards – Alfred J. Patrick (Wellington)
- 250 yards – L. Broad (Canterbury)
- 440 yards – W. Low (Otago)
- 880 yards – W. Low (Otago)
- 1 mile – A. Davies (Auckland)
- 3 miles – A. Bell (Manawatu)
- 120 yards hurdles – W. Martin (Auckland)
- 440 yards hurdles – F. Harley (Wellington)
- Long jump – J. Ryan (Hawkes Bay)
- High jump – H. Bailey (Wanganui)
- Pole vault – H. Kingsley (Wanganui)
- Shot put – Charles M. Louisson (Canterbury)
- Hammer throw – Charles M. Louisson (Canterbury)
National Champion: W. Mackay of Wellington.
- National amateur champion (men) – G. Gossett (Christchurch)
- National amateur champion (women) – Mrs ? Melland
- New Zealand Cup – Euroclydon
- New Zealand Derby – Euroclydon
- Auckland Cup – Anita
- Wellington Cup – Mahaki
Season leaders (1894/95)Edit
- Top New Zealand stakes earner – Mahaki
- Leading flat jockey – R. Derrett
- Singles – W. McLaren (Kaitangata)
- Pairs – R. Struthers and W. Barnett (skip) (Christchurch)
- Fours – H. Reid, A. Tapper, A. McDonald and T. Sneddon (skip) (Kaituna)
- Savile Cup winners – Manawatu
National Champions (Men)
- Coxed fours – Queen's Dr, Port Chalmers
- Coxless pairs – Union, Christchurch
- Double sculls – Union, Christchurch
- Single sculls – J. McGrath (Dunedin Amateur)
Provincial club rugby champions include:
- see also Category:Rugby union in New Zealand
Ballinger Belt – W. Ballinger (Petone Rifle Club)
Provincial league champions:
- Auckland: Auckland United
- Otago: Roslyn Dunedin
- Wellington: Wellington Swifts
National Champions (Men)
- 100 yards freestyle – L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 220 yards freestyle – L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 440 yards freestyle – L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 880 yards freestyle – L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 5 January: Eruera Tirikatene, politician.
- 2 February: Ethel Gould, politician (MLC).
- 1 April: Alexander Aitken, mathematician.
- 2 June: George Jobberns, academic.
- 6 August: Cyril Brownlie, rugby union player.
- 23 August: Thomas Ashby, mayor of Auckland
- 3 October: Ernest Toop (in England), politician, mayor of Wellington
- 16 October: Keith Caldwell, WWI flying ace.
- 9 December: Whina Cooper, Māori leader.
- 23 December: Nola Luxford, Hollywood actress.
- Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-7
- "Elections NZ – Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
- "Waikato Advocate". Cambridge Museum.
- List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
- 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.
- Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- 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.
- "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.
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