Incumbents [ edit ]
Regal and viceregal [ edit ]
Government [ edit ]
Parliamentary opposition [ edit ]
Leader of the Opposition - ( William Massey Reform Party). [2 ]
Main centre leaders [ edit ]
The Marlborough Herald ceases publication. It began in 1905. [3 ]
30 January: The final race meeting at which
bookmakers are allowed on New Zealand racecources. [4 ]
5 February: The first officially recorded powered aeroplane flight in new Zealand. The
Walsh Brothers' Howard Wright biplane Manurewa makes its first flight at Glenora Park, Papakura near Auckland. The plane is capable of carrying a passenger and almost certainly did so before the end of the year. [5 ] [6 ]
Undated [ edit ]
Arts and literature [ edit ]
1911 in art, 1911 in literature, Category:1911 books
1911 in music
Category:1911 film awards, 1911 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1911 films
Appointments and awards [ edit ]
New Zealand Order of Merit, Order of New Zealand
Athletics [ edit ]
Three New Zealanders, Guy Haskins, Ron Opie and William A. Woodger, compete in the
Festival of Empire meeting in London, a forerunner of the Empire (now Commonwealth) Games. [7 ]
The 24th National Chess Championship was held in Timaru, and was won by W.E. Mason of Wellington, his third title.
New Zealand Open championship was held in Wanganui and was won by amateur Arthur Duncan, his third win. [9 ] The 19th National Amateur Championships were held in Wanganui
Women's [ edit ]
Matchplay: Miss ? Brandon.
[11 ] Strokeplay (1st championship): Mrs G. Williams
Horse racing [ edit ]
Harness racing [ edit ]
Rugby union [ edit ]
Auckland defend the
Ranfurly Shield against South Auckland (21-5) and Poverty Bay (29-10)
A provincial league commences in
Provincial league champions: [14 ]
Ponsonby AFC (Auckland) Canterbury: Burnham Industrial School
Wellington: Wellington Swifts
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition" . Retrieved 6 April 2008.
^ "History in the making". The Marlborough Express. 6 July 2004. Archived from the original on 1 August 2008 . Retrieved 17 June 2008.
^ a b c Rendel, David (1975) Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History. Wellington. A.H. & A.W.Reed. ISBN 0-589-00905-2
^ A picture in Rendel, p. 7, shows both Walsh brothers in the aircraft although it is still on the ground.
^ Te ARa: Encyclopedia of New Zealand 1966 - Olympiads and Empire Games
^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
^ History of NZ open: TVNZ
^ 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.
^ edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "GOLF, WOMEN'S Competitions and Championships". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand . Retrieved 13 February 2009.
^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999 . Retrieved 13 May 2009.
^ Catholic Encyclopedia
External links [ edit ]
Media related to 1911 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons