1933 in New Zealand

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1933 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population[edit]

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,547,100 [1]
  • Increase since previous 31/12/1932: 12,400 (0.81%)
  • Males per 100 females: 103.4

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

The 24th New Zealand Parliament continued with the coalition of the United Party and the Reform Party.

Elizabeth McCombs is elected to Parliament, becoming New Zealand's first female MP.[3]

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 26 January: Second session of the 24th Parliament commences.[5]
  • 10 March: Parliament goes into recess.
  • 21 September: Parliament recommences.
  • 22 December: Second session of the 24th Parliament concludes.
  • New Zealand's first distinctive coins issued by the New Zealand Treasury, see New Zealand pound.

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1933 in art, 1933 in literature, Category:1933 books

Music[edit]

See: 1933 in music

Radio[edit]

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film[edit]

See: Category:1933 film awards, 1933 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1933 films

Appointments and awards[edit]

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

Sport[edit]

Chess[edit]

  • National Champion:

Chess[edit]

The 42nd National Chess Championship was held in Auckland, and was won by M.E. Goldstein, of Sydney.[6]

Golf[edit]

  • The 23rd New Zealand Open championship was won by Ernie Moss in a playoff against E.S. Douglas.[7]
  • The 37th National Amateur Championships were held at Titirangi [8]
    • Men: B.V. Wright (Otago)
    • Women: Miss O. Kay - her second title

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Rugby[edit]

  • The Ranfurly Shield was held by Canterbury all season, with defences against Asburton County 31-7, Southland 21-3, Otago 8-5, West Coast 23-14, Buller 13-3, Taranaki 15-15, Sth Canterbury 6-3, King Country 36-0

Rugby league[edit]

New Zealand national rugby league team

Soccer[edit]

  • A New Zealand team toured Australia:[11]
    • 20 May, Sydney: Lost 0-5 vs New South Wales
    • 24 May, Bulli: Won 1-0 vs South Coast
    • 27 May, Newcastle: Lost 1-7 vs Northern Districts
    • 1 June, Ipswich: Lost 4-5 vs Ipswich / West Moreton
    • 3 June, Brisbane: Won 5-1 vs Queensland
    • 5 June, Brisbane: Lost 2-4 vs Australia
    • 10 June, Newcastle: Drew 2-2 vs Australian XI
    • 13 June, Cessnock: Lost 0-1 vs South Maitland
    • 17 June, Sydney: Lost 4-6 vs Australia
    • 21 June, Sydney: Lost 2-3 vs Metropolis
    • 24 June, Sydney: Lost 2-4 vs Australia
    • 26 June, Granville: Won 4-2 vs Granville
    • 28 June, Gladesville: Lost 2-7 vs Gladsville-Ryde
  • The Chatham Cup is won by Ponsonby who beat Millerton All Blacks 2—1 in the final.[12]
  • Provincial league champions: [13]
    • Auckland: Thistle
    • Canterbury: Thistle
    • Hawke's Bay: Whakatu
    • Nelson: Athletic
    • Otago: Maori Hill
    • Southland: Corinthians
    • Taranaki: Albion
    • Waikato: Rotowaro
    • Wanganui: Wanganui Athletic
    • Wellington: Petone

Births[edit]

Category:1933 births

Deaths[edit]

Category:1933 deaths

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ New Zealand Parliament - Parliament timeline
  4. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  6. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  7. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  10. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  11. ^ List of New Zealand national soccer matches
  12. ^ Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com
  13. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 

External links[edit]

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