1903 in New Zealand
|'1903 in New Zealand':|
|Other years in New Zealand|
|1900 • 1901 • 1902 • 1903 • 1904 • 1905 • 1906|
- 1 Incumbents
- 2 Events
- 3 Arts and literature
- 4 Sport
- 5 Births
- 6 Deaths
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Regal and viceregal
- Speaker of the House - Arthur Guinness (Liberal)
- Prime Minister - Richard Seddon
- Minister of Finance - Richard Seddon
Main centre leaders
- Mayor of Auckland - Alfred Kidd then Edwin Mitchelson
- Mayor of Wellington - John Aitken
- Mayor of Christchurch - Henry Wigram
- Mayor of Dunedin - James Park then Thomas Scott
26 September - New Zealand is the first country in the world to pass a Wireless Telegraphy Act.
Arts and literature
See: 1903 in music
The Bantamweight division is included in the national championships for the first time.
National amateur champions
- Heavyweight - H. Taylor (Greymouth)
- Middleweight - J. Griffin (Invercargill)
- Lightweight - A. Farquharson (Dunedin)
- Featherweight - A. Parker (Christchurch)
- Bantamweight - J. Pearce (Christchurch)
National Champion: J.C. Grierson of Auckland.
The 11th National Amateur Championships were held in Napier 
- Men: Kurepo Tareha (Napier)
- Women: A. E Pearce
Provincial league champions:
- Auckland: YMCA Auckland
- Otago: Northern
- Wellington: Wellington St. John's
- 30 January: Colin Scrimgeour, minister and broadcaster.
- 6 February: Jack Dunning, cricketer
- 11 March: George Dickinson, cricketer
- 11 March: Ronald Syme, historian
- 21 March: Frank Sargeson, writer
- 28 March: Merton Hodge, west-end playwright
- 4 August: Charles Bateson, historian and writer
- 2 November: Anna Lois White, painter
- 15 November: Stewie Dempster, cricketer
- Edward Musgrave Blaiklock, academic.
- Count Geoffrey Potocki de Montalk, poet.
- John Stewart, politician.
- 30 August: Joe Warbrick, rugby player.
- List of years in New Zealand
- Timeline of New Zealand history
- History of New Zealand
- Military history of New Zealand
- Timeline of the New Zealand environment
- Timeline of New Zealand's links with Antarctica
- Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
- "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008.
- Ministry of EconomicDevelopment: Celebrating 100 Years of Wireless
- List of New Zealand Chess Champions
- edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "Men's Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 13 February 2009.
- Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
- "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.
- Davidson, Allan K. "Scrimgeour, Colin Graham". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
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