1895 in New Zealand
- 1 Incumbents
- 2 Events
- 3 Arts and literature
- 4 Appointments and awards
- 5 Sport
- 6 Births
- 7 Deaths
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Regal and viceregal
Government and law
- 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 leaders
- Mayor of Auckland — James Holland
- Mayor of Christchurch — Thomas Gapes followed by Walter Cooper
- Mayor of Dunedin — Henry Fish followed by Nathaniel Young Armstrong Wales
- Mayor of Wellington — Charles Luke
- 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).
- New Zealander Alexander von Tunzelmann becomes the first person to set foot on Antarctica, at Cape Adare
Arts and literature
Appointments and awards
- 20 January — Leonard Williams is consecrated as Bishop of Waiapu in Napier cathedral.
- 25 January — Frederic Wallis is consecrated as Bishop of Wellington in Wellington.
- Primate of New Zealand — William Cowie (Bishop of Auckland)
- Bishop of Christchurch — Churchill Julius
- Bishop of Dunedin — Samuel Nevill
- Bishop of Nelson — Charles Mules
- Bishop of Waiapu — Leonard Williams
- Bishop of Wellington — Frederic Wallis
- 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)
- 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 frestyle — L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 220 yards frestyle — L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 440 yards frestyle — L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- 880 yards frestyle — L. Leo (New South Wales, Australia)
- Men's singles — J. Hooper
- Women's singles — K. Hitchings
- Men's doubles — R. Harman and F. Wilding
- Women's doubles — C. Lean and E. Black
- 5 January: Eruera Tirikatene, politician.
- 1 April: Alexander Aitken, mathematician.
- 6 August: Cyril Brownlie, rugby union player.
- 16 October: Keith Caldwell, WWI flying ace.
- 9 December: Whina Cooper, Māori leader.
- George Jobberns, academic.
- 7 September: Walter Mantell, scientist and politician.
- List of years in New Zealand
- Timeline of New Zealand history
- History of New Zealand
- Military history of New Zealand
- Timeline of the New Zealand environment
- Timeline of New Zealand's links with Antarctica
- Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-7
- "Elections NZ — Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 2008-04-06.
- "Waikato Advocate". Cambridge Museum.
- A History of the English Church in New Zealand
- Genealogy E Project - William Leonard Williams
- List of New Zealand Chess Champions
- edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "Mens' Golf — National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
- Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
- 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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