1882 in New Zealand

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1882 in New Zealand
Decades:

One of New Zealand's major industries — export meat — is initiated when the shipping of frozen meat to Britain proves successful.

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government and law[edit]

The 8th Parliament continues.

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 15 February: The Dunedin departs from Port Chalmers carrying the first shipment of frozen meat bound for Britain.[1]

Appointments and awards[edit]

Sport[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

  • New Zealand Cup winner: Welcome Jack
  • New Zealand Derby winner: Cheviot
  • Auckland Cup winner: Welcome Jack
  • Wellington Cup winner: Hilda
see also Category:New Zealand horse races.

Rugby union[edit]

The first overseas rugby team visits New Zealand. The Southern Rugby Union from New South Wales wins four of its seven matches.[2] (see also 1884)

Provincial club rugby champions include:

see also Category:Rugby union in New Zealand

Shooting[edit]

Ballinger Belt: Corporal Hutchison (Dunedin)

Births[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
  • Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-
Specific
  1. ^ New Zealand History online: 15 February
  2. ^ Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7

External links[edit]

Media related to 1882 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons