1943 in New Zealand

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1943 in New Zealand
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The following lists events that happened during 1943 in New Zealand.


  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,642,000 [1]
  • Increase since 31/12/1942: 5600 (0.34%)
  • Males per 100 females: 92.9


Regal and viceregal[edit]


The 26th New Zealand Parliament concluded, with the Labour Party in government. Labour was re-elected for a third term in the election in November

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]


Arts and literature[edit]

See 1943 in art, 1943 in literature, Category:1943 books


See: 1943 in music


See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand


See: Category:1943 film awards, 1943 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1943 films



The New Zealand Archery Association, now Archery New Zealand,[4] is incorporated.[5]

The first national championships are held. From now until 1947 the championships are a postal shoot.[6]


Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Thoroughbred racing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

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


  • Chatham Cup competition not held
  • Provincial league champions: [9]
    • Auckland: Metro College
    • Canterbury: Western
    • Hawke's Bay: Napier HSOB
    • Nelson: No competition
    • Otago: Mosgiel
    • South Canterbury: No competition
    • Southland: No competition
    • Taranaki: RNZAF
    • Waikato: No competition
    • Wanganui: No competition
    • Wellington: Waterside


Category:1943 births


Category:1943 deaths

See also[edit]

For world events and topics in 1943 not specifically related to New Zealand see: 1943


  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  4. ^ Archery New Zealand
  5. ^ Todd, S. (1976) Sporting Records of New Zealand. Auckland: Moa Publications. ISBN 0-908570-00-7
  6. ^ In a postal shoot clubs compete on specified dates and the results are posted to the Association.
  7. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  8. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 
  10. ^ a b c Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 

External links[edit]

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