1930 in New Zealand

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1930 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population[edit]

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,506,800[1]
  • Increase since previous 31/12/1929: 20,700 (1.39%)
  • Males per 100 females: 103.9

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

The 23rd New Zealand Parliament continued with the United Party in power.

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1930 in art, 1930 in literature, Category:1930 books

Music[edit]

See: 1930 in music

Radio[edit]

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film[edit]

See: Category:1930 film awards, 1930 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1930 films

Appointments and awards[edit]

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

Sport[edit]

Chess[edit]

The 39th National Chess Championship was held in Wanganui, and was won by G. Gunderson of Melbourne.[11]

Cricket[edit]

  • New Zealand's first ever Test matches, a home series of three x three-day games against England. Series won 1-0 by England
    • 10,11,13 January Lancaster Park, Christchurch. New Zealand (112 and 131) lost by eight Wickets to England (181 and 66/2).[12]
    • 24,25,27 January Basin Reserve, Wellington. New Zealand (440 and 164/4dec.) drew with England (320 and 107/4).[13]
    • 14,15,17 February Eden Park, Auckland. England (330/4dec.) drew with New Zealand (96/1) (First two days were abandoned due to rain).[14]
    • 21,22,24 February at Eden Park: England (540 and 22/3) drew with New Zealand (387) - this fourth Test was arranged due to the rain washout of the third test.[15]

Golf[edit]

  • The 20th New Zealand Open championship was won by Andrew Shaw, his third title.[16]
  • The 34th National Amateur Championships were held in the Manawatu district [17]
    • Men: H.A. Black (Mirimar)
    • Women: Miss O. Kay

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Category:Rugby union in New Zealand, Category:All Blacks

Rugby league[edit]

New Zealand national rugby league team

Soccer[edit]

  • 1930 Chatham Cup won by Petone
  • Provincial league champions: [20]
    • Auckland: YMCA
    • Canterbury: Thistle
    • Hawke's Bay: Whakatu
    • Nelson: Thistle
    • Otago: Seacliff
    • Southland: Corinthians
    • Taranaki: Caledonian
    • Waikato: Pukemiro
    • Wanganui: KP's
    • Wellington: Hospital

Births[edit]

Category:1930 births

Deaths[edit]

Category:1930 deaths

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/estimates_and_projections/historical-population-tables.aspx Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  4. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ History of Auckland City
  6. ^ No Mean City by Stuart Perry (1969, Wellington City Council)
  7. ^ Christchurch City Council Handbook: Chairmen and Mayors of the City of Christchurch
  8. ^ Council 1929 - 1938
  9. ^ Melbourne Cup - Australia's Culture Portal
  10. ^ Today in History | NZHistory
  11. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  12. ^ Cricinfo Test#186
  13. ^ Cricinfo test#188
  14. ^ Cricinfo Test#190
  15. ^ Cricinfo test#191
  16. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  17. ^ 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. 
  18. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  19. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  20. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec. Sport. Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 
  21. ^ Peter Tapsell - Biography Research Guide

External links[edit]

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