1905 in New Zealand

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1905 in New Zealand
Decades:

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

The Liberal Party are re-elected and formed the 16th New Zealand Parliament.

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Municipal elections are held on 27 April:[3]

Events[edit]

  • The Marlborough Herald begins publication. The Herald continues until 1911. The Marlborough Express stops publishing The Marlborough Times, which started in 1874.[4]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1905 in art, 1905 in literature, Category:1905 books

Music[edit]

See: 1905 in music

Film[edit]

See: Category:1905 film awards, 1905 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1905 films

Appointments and awards[edit]

See:

Sport[edit]

Association football[edit]

  • The first overseas tour by a New Zealand representative team takes place, to Australia.[5]
    • 10 June vs Wellington in Wellington (pre-tour warm-up)
    • 17 June, Sydney: Lost 2-3 vs Metropolitan Association
    • 21 June, Sydney: Won 8-3 vs Wednesday Association
    • 24 June, Sydney: Won 6-4 vs New South Wales
    • 28 June, Sydney: Lost 2-3 vs Navy
    • 1 July, Sydney: Lost 0-2 vs New South Wales
    • 5 July, Newcastle: Won 5-4 vs Northern Districts
    • 8 July, Newcastle: Won 1-0 vs Northern Districts
    • 12 July, Sydney: Won 6-2 vs Granville
    • 15 July, Wollongong: Drew 3-3 vs South Coast
    • 19 July, Sydney: Won 5-0 vs Metropolitan Association
    • 22 July, Sydney: Drew 1-1 vs New South Wales

This is the last NZ representative team until 1922.

Boxing[edit]

National amateur champions[edit]

  • Heavyweight - W. Robertson (Ashburton)
  • Middleweight - A. Leckie (Dunedin)
  • Lightweight - G. Williams (Palmerston North)
  • Featherweight - J. Morris (Dunedin)
  • Bantamweight - E. Baird (Christchurch)

Chess[edit]

The 18th National Chess championship is held in Oamaru. The champion is A.W.O. Davies [6]

Golf[edit]

  • The 13th National Amateur Championships are held in Auckland [7]
    • Men: Arthur Duncan (Wellington) - 4th title
    • Women: Miss A. Stephenson
  • Women's golf, previously organised by the Men's association, comes under the auspices of the British Ladies Golf Union.[8]

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Rugby[edit]

  • Ranfurly Shield - Wellington successfully defend the shield against Wairarapa (3-3) and Hawkes Bay (11-3) before losing to Auckland (6-10).

Soccer[edit]

Provincial league champions:[11]

  • Auckland: Auckland Corinthians
  • Canterbury: Christchurch Celtic
  • Otago: Kaitangata FC
  • Southland: Nightcaps
  • Taranaki: Waitara
  • Wellington: Diamond Wellington

Births[edit]

Category:1905 births

Deaths[edit]

Category:1905 deaths

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  2. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  3. ^ "1905. DIARY OF EVENTS.". Evening Post LXX (155). 30 December 1905. p. 9. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "History in the making". The Marlborough Express. 6 July 2004. Archived from the original on 1 August 2008. Retrieved 17 June 2008. 
  5. ^ List of New Zealand national soccer matches
  6. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "New Zealand Ladies' Golf Union". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  9. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  10. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  11. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. Retrieved 13 May 2009. 
  12. ^ DNZB - Bendix Hallenstein
  13. ^ Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

External links[edit]

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