1885 in New Zealand

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1885 in New Zealand
Decades:

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government and law[edit]

The 9th Parliament continues.

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Undated[edit]

Appointments and awards[edit]

Sport[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

  • New Zealand Cup winner: Fusilade
  • New Zealand Derby winner: Stonyhurst
  • Auckland Cup winner: Nelson (Australian owned)
  • Wellington Cup winner: Mahaki
see also Category:Horse racing in New Zealand.

Rowing[edit]

The Wellington Rowing Club is formed in Wellington.[5]

Rugby union[edit]

The Nelson union is formed.[6] It is now part of the Tasman Rugby Union.

Provincial club rugby champions include:

see also Category:Rugby union in New Zealand

Shooting[edit]

Ballinger Belt: Lieutenant Lucas (Thames)

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
  • Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-7
Specific
  1. ^ "SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1885". Te Aroha News. 30 May 1885. 
  2. ^ "Newspapers". Cambridge Museum. 
  3. ^ "The 1885 New Zealand Industrial Exhibition - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  4. ^ E.R. Simmons, In Cruce Salus, A History of the Diocese of Auckland 1848 - 1980, Catholic Publication Centre, Auckland 1982, p. 145.
  5. ^ History of Wellington Rowing Club
  6. ^ Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7

External links[edit]

Media related to 1885 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons