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1909 in New Zealand

1909 in New Zealand
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Contents

  • Incumbents 1
    • Regal and viceregal 1.1
  • Government 2
    • Parliamentary opposition 2.1
    • Main centre leaders 2.2
  • Events 3
    • Undated 3.1
  • Arts and literature 4
    • Music 4.1
    • Film 4.2
  • Appointments and awards 5
  • Sport 6
    • Boxing 6.1
    • Cricket 6.2
    • Chess 6.3
    • Golf 6.4
    • Horse racing 6.5
      • Harness racing 6.5.1
    • Rugby league 6.6
    • Rugby union 6.7
    • Soccer 6.8
    • Tennis 6.9
  • Births 7
  • Deaths 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 11th New Zealand Parliament commenced.

Parliamentary opposition

Leader of the Opposition - William Massey (independent until February and thereafter as leader of the Reform Party) [2]

Main centre leaders

Events

  • 1 January: The Quackery Prevention Act 1908 becomes law, preventing false advertising in relation to ingredients, composition, structure, nature or operation of a medicine.
  • 14 February: The first North Island Main Trunk passenger express train leaves Auckland for Wellington, an overnight trip scheduled to take 19 hours 15 minutes, with a sleeping car, day cars with reclining seats, postal/parcels vans, and a dining car for part of the way.

Undated

  • The Canterbury (NZ) Aero Club, the first in New Zealand, is formed by [4]

Arts and literature

See 1909 in art, 1909 in literature, Category:1909 books

Music

See: 1909 in music

Film

See: 1909 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1909 films

Appointments and awards

See:

Sport

Boxing

National amateur champions

  • Heavyweight - M. Ryan (Invercargill)
  • Middleweight - S. Monaghan (Ohakune)
  • Welterweight - G. Watchorn (Palmerston North)
  • Lightweight - J. Finnerty (Invercargill)
  • Featherweight - J. Hagerty (Timaru)
  • Bantamweight - C. Stewart (Timaru)

Cricket

Chess

  • The 22nd National Chess Championship was held in Dunedin, and was won by F.K. Kelling of Wellington.[5]

Golf

  • The third New Zealand Open championship was won by J.A. Clements (his second consecutive win).[6]
  • The 17th National Amateur Championships were held in Auckland [7]
    • Men: Arthur Duncan (Wellington) - 6th title
    • Women: Mrs ? Bevan.

Horse racing

Harness racing

Rugby league

New Zealand national rugby league team

Rugby union

Soccer

Provincial league champions:[10]

  • Auckland: Auckland Corinthians
  • Canterbury: Burnham Industrial School
  • Otago: Dunedin City
  • Southland: Murihiku
  • Taranaki: Kaponga
  • Wellington: Wellington Swifts

Tennis

Births

Category:1909 births

Deaths

Category:1909 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. ^ Christchurch City Libraries
  4. ^ Rendel, David (1975) Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History. Wellington. A.H. & A.W.Reed. ISBN 0-589-00905-2
  5. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  6. ^ History of NZ open: TVNZ
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  9. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  10. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 

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