1902 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
- Speaker of the House - Maurice O'Rorke
- Prime Minister - Richard Seddon
- Minister of Finance - Richard Seddon
The number of members of the House of Representatives is increased from 74 to 80.
Main centre leaders
- Mayor of Auckland - Alfred Kidd
- Mayor of Wellington - John Aitken
- Mayor of Christchurch - Arthur Rhodes then Henry Wigram
- Mayor of Dunedin - George Denniston then James Park
Arts and literature
See: 1902 in music
Appointments and awards
- Archbishop of New Zealand
- Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, see appointments to Diocese
National amateur champions
- Heavyweight - J. Fitzsimmons (Timaru)
- Middleweight - F. Nash (Christchurch)
- Lightweight - P. Oliver (Christchurch)
- Featherweight - A. Jones (Christchurch)
National Champion: R.J. Barnes of Wellington.
The 10th National Amateur Championships were held in Christchurch 
- Men: S.H. Gollan (Napier)
- Women: Mrs ? Bidwell
- The NZRFU decides upon a challenge format for the Ranfurly Cup competition. When the trophy arrives from Britain it turns out to in fact be a shield.
- 13 September - The Ranfurly Shield is first awarded to Auckland in recognition of their unbeaten record for the season.
Provincial league champions:
- 8 May: Curly Page, cricketer.
- 13 June: Gordon Minhinnick, cartoonist.
- 16 June: Clarence Beeby, educationalist.
- 3 July: Jack Newman, cricketer.
- 23 July: Arthur Lindo Patterson, physicist.
- Frederick Hackett, politician.
- (in Paris): Louise Henderson, painter.
- Trevor Henry, supreme court judge.
- 26 June: William Garden Cowie, bishop of Auckland and Anglican Primate of New Zealand
- 3 December: Robert Lawson, architect
- Theodore Haultain, 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
- Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
- New Zealand Parliament - Parliament timeline
- "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008.
- Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7
- 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 13 February 2009.
- Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
- "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.
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