1935 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1935 in New Zealand.

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1935
in
New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

PopulationEdit

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,569,700[1]
  • Increase since previous 31 December 1934: 11,300 (0.73%)
  • Males per 100 females: 103.1

IncumbentsEdit

Regal and viceregalEdit

GovernmentEdit

The 24th New Zealand Parliament continued with the coalition of the United Party and the Reform Party. In November the 1935 New Zealand general election resulted in a massive win for the opposition Labour Party.

Parliamentary oppositionEdit

Main centre leadersEdit

EventsEdit

  • 13 February: Fourth session of the 24th Parliament commences.[4]
  • 5 April: Parliament goes into recess.
  • 29 June: The Christchurch Times ceases publication. The newspaper began as the Lyttelton Times in 1851.[5]
  • 29 August: Parliament recommences.
  • 26 October: Fourth session of the 24th Parliament concludes.
  • 1 November: The 24th Parliament is dissolved.
  • 26 November: Voting in the four Māori electorates for the 1935 General Election.
  • 27 November: Voting in the 76 general electorates for the 1935 General Election.

Arts and literatureEdit

See 1935 in art, 1935 in literature, Category:1935 books

MusicEdit

See: 1935 in music

RadioEdit

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

FilmEdit

See: Category:1935 film awards, 1935 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1935 films

SportEdit

ChessEdit

  • The 44th National Chess Championship was held in Christchurch, and was won by J.A. Erskine of Invercargill.[6]

GolfEdit

  • The 25th New Zealand Open championship was won by Alex Murray.[7]
  • The 39th National Amateur Championships were held in Christchurch[8]
    • Men: J.P. Hornabrook (Masterton)
    • Women: Miss J. Anderson

Horse racingEdit

Harness racingEdit

Lawn bowlsEdit

The national outdoor lawn bowls championships are held in Auckland.[11]

  • Men's singles champion – Arthur Engebretsen (Napier Bowling Club)
  • Men's pair champions – H.G. Loveridge, R.N. Pilkington (skip) (Hamilton Bowling Club)
  • Men's fours champions – William Edward Mincham, L.G. Donaldson, William James Liversidge, H. Whittle (skip) (Grey Lynn Bowling Club)

Rugby unionEdit

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

Rugby leagueEdit

New Zealand national rugby league team

SoccerEdit

  • The Chatham Cup is won by Hospital of Wellington who beat Western of Christchurch 3–1 in the final.[12]
  • Provincial league champions:[13]
    • Auckland: Ponsonby AFC (Auckland)
    • Canterbury: Western
    • Hawke's Bay: Napier YMCA
    • Nelson: YMCA
    • Otago: Maori Hill
    • Southland: Corinthians
    • Waikato: Huntly Starr Utd
    • Wanganui: Thistle
    • Wellington: Hospital

BirthsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

UndatedEdit

DeathsEdit

January–FebruaryEdit

March–AprilEdit

May–JuneEdit

July–AugustEdit

  • 12 July – Nurse Maude, district nursing pioneer (born 1862)
  • 29 July – Dan Udy, rugby union player (born 1874)
  • 12 August – Albert Geddes, cricketer (born 1871)
  • 17 August – James Craigie, businessman, politician (born 1851)

September–OctoberEdit

November–DecemberEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Historical population estimates tables". Statistics New Zealand.
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ "Elections NZ – Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  4. ^ Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  5. ^ "Chapter 2: Early Statistical Sources – 19th Century" (PDF). Statistical publications 1840–2000. Statistics New Zealand. p. 12. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 November 2007.
  6. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "PGA European – Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2009.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2009.
  10. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com Archived 14 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.

External linksEdit

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