1925 in New Zealand

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1925 in New Zealand

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1925 in New Zealand.

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government[edit]

The 21st New Zealand Parliament concluded, with its final year being marked by the death of premier William Massey. The Reform Party governed as a minority with the support of independents. Following the general election in November, the Reform Party held a much stronger franchise with 55 of the 80 seats.

Parliamentary opposition[edit]

Main centre leaders[edit]

Events[edit]

The Government Tourist Court at the New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition, Dunedin

Arts and literature[edit]

See: 1925 in art, 1925 in literature, Category:1925 books

Music[edit]

See: 1925 in music

Radio[edit]

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand
  • The Radio Broadcasting Company (RBC) began broadcasts throughout New Zealand

Film[edit]

See: 1925 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1925 films

Sport[edit]

Chess[edit]

  • The 34th National Chess Championship was held in Nelson, and was won by C.J.S. Purdy of Sydney.[4]

Golf[edit]

  • The 12th New Zealand Open championship was won by Ewen MacFarlane, and amateur.[5]
  • The 29th National Amateur Championships were held in Christchurch [6]
    • Men: T.H. Horton (Masterton)
    • Women: Mrs P.L. Dodgshun (Dunedin).

Horse racing[edit]

Harness racing[edit]

Lawn bowls[edit]

The national outdoor lawn bowls championships are held in Wellington.[9]

  • Men's singles champion – J.D. Best (Dunedin Bowling Club)
  • Men's pair champions – C.W. Davis, J.W. Sexton (skip) (Newtown Bowling Club)
  • Men's fours champions – H.J. Wernham, F.T. Wilson, A.C. McIntyre, R.N. Pilkington (skip) (Hamilton Bowling Club)

Rugby union[edit]

Soccer[edit]

  • 1925 Chatham Cup won by YMCA (Wellington)
  • Provincial league champions: [11]
    • Auckland: Thistle
    • Canterbury: Sunnyside
    • Hawke's Bay: Whakatu
    • Nelson: Thistle
    • Otago: Northern
    • South Canterbury: Rangers
    • Southland: Central
    • Taranaki: Manaia
    • Wanganui: Eastown Workshops
    • Wellington: YMCA

Births[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Exact date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  2. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  3. ^ McGibbon, Ian C. (1981). Blue-water Rationale: The naval defence of New Zealand, 1914-1942. Wellington: Government Printer. pp. 160–162. ISBN 0-477-01072-5. 
  4. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  6. ^ edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "Men's Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 2009-02-13. 
  7. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  8. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ McLintock, A.H., ed. (1966). "Bowls, men's outdoor—tournament winners". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 6 June 2018. 
  10. ^ Palenski, R. and Lambert, M. The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. Moa Almanac Press. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  11. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 

External links[edit]

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