1910 in New Zealand

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1910 calendar featuring Liberal MPs.
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The following lists events that happened during 1910 in New Zealand.


Regal and viceregal[edit]


The 17th New Zealand Parliament continued.

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Leader of the Opposition - William Massey (Reform Party).[2]

Main centre leaders[edit]


  • February - March: Field Marshal Kitchener toured New Zealand and made a report to the Government on the defence of New Zealand.
  • 5 July: Herbert Pither reportedly makes a flight of "nearly a mile" at Riverton Beach.[3]

Arts and literature[edit]

See 1910 in art, 1910 in literature, Category:1910 books


See: 1910 in music


See: 1910 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand



The 23rd National Chess Championship was held in Auckland, and was won by J. Mason of Wellington.[4]


  • The fourth New Zealand Open championship was held at Christchurch golf club and was won by amateur Arthur Duncan, his second win.[5]
  • The 18th National Amateur Championships were held in Christchurch [6]
    • Men: H.B. Lusk (Christchurch)
    • Women: Miss ? Collins.

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

  • Auckland defend the Ranfurly Shield against Hawkes Bay (11-3), Wellington (3-3), Taranaki (16-9) and Canterbury (6-4)


Provincial league champions:[9]

  • Auckland: Caledonian Auckland
  • Canterbury: Burnham IS
  • Otago: Northern Dunedin
  • Southland: Nightcaps
  • Taranaki: New Plymouth
  • Wellington: Ramblers Wellington



Category:1910 births


Category:1910 deaths

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  2. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  3. ^ a b Rendel, David (1975) Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History. Wellington. A.H. & A.W.Reed. ISBN 0-589-00905-2
  4. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ History of NZ open: TVNZ
  6. ^ McLintock, A. H., ed. (1966). "Men's Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 13 February 2009.
  7. ^ "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2009.
  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.

External links[edit]

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