1922 in New Zealand

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1922 in New Zealand


Regal and viceregal[edit]


The 20th New Zealand Parliament continued.

Opposition Leaders[edit]

See: Category:Parliament of New Zealand, New Zealand elections

Main centre leaders[edit]


Arts and literature[edit]

See 1922 in art, 1922 in literature, Category:1922 books


See: 1922 in music


See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand


See: Category:1922 film awards, 1922 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1922 films

Appointments and awards[edit]

See: New Zealand Order of Merit, Order of New Zealand



  • The 30th National Chess Championship was held in Dunedin, and was won by J.B. Dunlop of Oamaru, his second title.[2]



  • The ninth New Zealand Open championship was won by A. Brooks.[3]
  • The 26th National Amateur Championships were held in the Manawatu [4]
    • Men: Arthur Duncan (Wellington) - 9th title
    • Women: Mrs G. Williams - 5th title

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Rugby league[edit]


  • A tour by Australia led to the first full internationals by a New Zealand representative team:[8]
    • 17 June, Dunedin: Won 3-1 vs Australia
    • 24 June, Wellington: Drew 1-1 vs Australia
    • 8 July, Auckland: Won 3-1 vs Australia

Provincial league champions:[9]

  • Auckland: North Shore, Philomel (shared)
  • Canterbury: Rangers
  • Hawke's Bay: Hastings Utd
  • Nelson: Athletic
  • Otago: Seacliff
  • South Canterbury: Rangers
  • Southland: Corinthians
  • Taranaki: Hawera
  • Wanganui: Eastown Workshops
  • Wellington: Waterside


Category:1922 births


  • 2 January: Somebody, description

Category:1922 deaths

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  2. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  3. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  6. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  7. ^ Palenski, R. and Lambert, M. The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. Moa Almanac Press. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  8. ^ List of New Zealand national soccer matches
  9. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 

External links[edit]

Media related to 1922 in New Zealand at Wikimedia Commons