1895 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1895 in New Zealand.

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1895
in
New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

Regal and viceregalEdit

Government and lawEdit

The 12th New Zealand Parliament continues with the Liberal Party in power.

Parliamentary oppositionEdit

Leader of the OppositionWilliam Russell.[1]

Main centre leadersEdit

EventsEdit

  • July: The Waikato Advocate is published in Cambridge.[2] It merged with the Waikato Times in 1896.
  • 12 August: Minnie Dean hanged for murder (the only woman to be executed in New Zealand).
Undated

Arts and literatureEdit

MusicEdit

SportEdit

AthleticsEdit

National Champions, Men

  • 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)

ChessEdit

National Champion: W. Mackay of Wellington.[3]

CricketEdit

GolfEdit

  • National amateur champion (men) – G. Gossett (Christchurch)[4]
  • National amateur champion (women) – Mrs ? Melland

Horse racingEdit

Harness racingEdit

Thoroughbred racingEdit

Season leaders (1894/95)Edit

  • Top New Zealand stakes earner – Mahaki
  • Leading flat jockey – R. Derrett

Lawn BowlsEdit

National Champions[6]

  • Singles – W. McLaren (Kaitangata)
  • Pairs – R. Struthers and W. Barnett (skip) (Christchurch)
  • Fours – H. Reid, A. Tapper, A. McDonald and T. Sneddon (skip) (Kaituna)

PoloEdit

  • Savile Cup winners – Manawatu

RowingEdit

National Champions (Men)

  • Coxed fours – Queen's Dr, Port Chalmers
  • Coxless pairs – Union, Christchurch
  • Double sculls – Union, Christchurch
  • Single sculls – J. McGrath (Dunedin Amateur)

Rugby unionEdit

Provincial club rugby champions include:

see also Category:Rugby union in New Zealand

ShootingEdit

Ballinger Belt – W. Ballinger (Petone Rifle Club)

SoccerEdit

Provincial league champions:[7]

  • Auckland: Auckland United
  • Otago: Roslyn Dunedin
  • Wellington: Wellington Swifts

SwimmingEdit

National Champions (Men)

TennisEdit

National Championships

  • Men's singles – J. Hooper
  • Women's singles – K. Hitchings
  • Men's doubles – Richard Harman and Frederick Wilding
  • Women's doubles – C. Lean and E. Black

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. ^ "Waikato Advocate". Cambridge Museum.
  3. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 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.
  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". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.

External linksEdit

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