1927 in New Zealand
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- 1 Population
- 2 Incumbents
- 3 Events
- 4 Arts and literature
- 5 Sport
- 6 Births
- 7 Deaths
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
- Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,450,400
- Increase since previous 31/12/1926: 20,700 (1.45%)
- Males per 100 females: 104.3
Regal and viceregal
- Speaker of the House — Charles Statham (Independent)
- Prime Minister — Gordon Coates (Reform)
- Minister of Finance — William Downie Stewart (Reform)
- Minister of Foreign Affairs — William Nosworthy (Reform)
- Attorney-General — Frank Rolleston (Reform)
Main centre leaders
- Mayor of Auckland - George Baildon
- Mayor of Hamilton - John Robert Fow
- Mayor of Wellington - Charles Norwood, succeeded by George Troup
- Mayor of Christchurch - John Archer
- Mayor of Dunedin - Harold Livingstone Tapley, succeeded by William Burgoyne Taverner
Arts and literature
See: 1927 in music
- The New Zealand Badminton Federation, now Badminton New Zealand, is founded and the first National Championships are held, at Wanganui.
- Men's singles: R. Creed-Meredith
- Women's singles: E. Hetley
- Men's doubles: R. Creed-Meredith and M. Fell
- Women's doubles: E. Hetley and N. Wanklyn
- Mixed doubles: R. Creed-Meredith and E. Hetley
The 36th National Chess Championship was held in Auckland, and was won by A.W.O. Davies of Auckland, his third title.
- The 17th New Zealand Open championship was won by Ernie Moss.
- The 31st National Amateur Championships were held in Hamilton 
- Men: Sloan Morpeth (Maungakiekie) - 2nd title
- Women: Mrs ? Collinson
- 1927 Chatham Cup won by Ponsonby
- Canada toured New Zealand, playing a series of four internationals which they won 2-1.
- 25 June, Dunedin: Draw 2-2
- 2 July, Christchurch: NZ 1-2 Canada
- 9 July, Wellington: NZ 1-0 Canada
- 23 July, Auckland: NZ 1-4 Canada
- Provincial league champions: 
- 7 January: Mary Batchelor, politician.
- 11 January: John Hayes, cricketer.
- 12 January: Maurice Marshall, athlete.
- 18 February: Hugh Kawharu, academic and Māori leader.
- 14 April: Alan MacDiarmid, Nobel laureate chemist.
- 17 May: Jacqueline Sturm, writer.
- 22 May: Eric Petrie, cricketer.
- 27 June: Brian Brake, photographer.
- 18 July: Zin Harris, cricketer.
- 25 July: James Belich, mayor of Wellington.
- 15 November: Wallace Edward (Bill) Rowling, politician and 30th Prime Minister of New Zealand.
- 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
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- http://www.stats.govt.nz/~/media/Statistics/Methods%20and%20Services/Tables/historical-pop-estimates.ashx Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
- Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
- "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008.
- McLintock, A. H., ed. (23 April 2009) [First published in 1966]. "The Duke and Duchess of York, 1927". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage / Te Manatū Taonga. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
- Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7
- List of New Zealand Chess Champions
- "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 25 March 2009.
- 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.
- List of NZ Trotting cup winners
- Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
- List of New Zealand national soccer matches
- "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.
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