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1903 in New Zealand

'1903 in New Zealand:
Other years in New Zealand
1900190119021903190419051906

Contents

  • Incumbents 1
    • Regal and viceregal 1.1
    • Government 1.2
    • Parliamentary opposition 1.3
    • Main centre leaders 1.4
  • Events 2
    • January 2.1
    • February 2.2
    • March 2.3
    • April 2.4
    • June 2.5
    • July 2.6
    • August 2.7
    • September 2.8
    • October 2.9
    • November 2.10
    • December 2.11
  • Arts and literature 3
    • Music 3.1
  • Appointments and awards 4
  • Sport 5
    • Boxing 5.1
    • Chess 5.2
    • Golf 5.3
    • Horse racing 5.4
      • Harness racing 5.4.1
    • Rugby union 5.5
    • Soccer 5.6
  • Births 6
  • Deaths 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 15th New Zealand Parliament continued. In government was the Liberal Party.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

January

February

March

April

June

July

August

September

26 September - New Zealand is the first country in the world to pass a Wireless Telegraphy Act.[3]

October

November

December

Arts and literature

See 1903 in art, 1903 in literature, Category:1903 books

Music

See: 1903 in music

Appointments and awards

See: New Zealand Order of Merit, Order of New Zealand

Sport

Boxing

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)

Chess

National Champion: J.C. Grierson of Auckland.[4]

Golf

The 11th National Amateur Championships were held in Napier [5]

  • Men: Kurepo Tareha (Napier)
  • Women: A. E Pearce

Horse racing

Harness racing

Rugby union

Soccer

Provincial league champions:[7]

  • Auckland: YMCA Auckland
  • Otago: Northern
  • Wellington: Wellington St. John's

Births

Category:1903 births

Deaths

Category:1903 deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  2. ^ "Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  3. ^ Ministry of EconomicDevelopment: Celebrating 100 Years of Wireless
  4. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  5. ^ edited by A. H. McLintock (1966). "Mens' Golf - National Champions". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 13 February 2009. 
  6. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  7. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 
  8. ^ Davidson, Allan K. "Scrimgeour, Colin Graham".  

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