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1928 in New Zealand

1928 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,467,400 [1]
  • Increase since previous 31/12/1927: 17,000 (1.17%)
  • Males per 100 females: 104.2

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 22nd New Zealand Parliament concluded.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

  • New Zealand signs its first bilateral trade agreement, with Japan.[4]
  • 10 January: John Moncrieff attempt the first flight from Australia to New Zealand in an aircraft named Aotearoa, but radio signals cease after 12 hours and they are never seen again.[5]
  • 14 July: The schooner Isabella de Fraine capsizes on the bar at the entrance to Hokianga harbour, with the loss of all eight crew.[6]
  • 24 October: The Weekly Press stops publishing. The magazine started in 1865.[7]

Arts and literature

See 1928 in art, 1928 in literature, Category:1928 books

Music

See: 1928 in music

Radio

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1928 film awards, 1928 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1928 films

Appointments and awards

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

Sport

Badminton

  • National Champions
    • Men's singles: T. Kelly
    • Women's singles: E. Hetley
    • Men's doubles: R. Creed-Meredith and L. Wilson
    • Women's doubles: E. Hetley and F. Harvey
    • Mixed doubles: Mr and Mrs E. Dart

Chess

The 37th National Chess Championship was held in Christchurch, and was won by A.W.O. Davies of Auckland, his fourth title.[8]

Golf

  • The 18th New Zealand Open championship was won by Sloan Morpeth, an amateur.[9]
  • The 32nd National Amateur Championships were held in Otago [10]
    • Men: T.H. Horton (Masterton) - 2nd title
    • Women: Mrs ? Chrystal

Horse racing

Harness racing

Olympic Games

Rugby

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

Rugby league

  • Tour of New Zealand by Great Britain, who win the test series 2-1
    • 1st Test, Dunedin, GB 6-5
    • 2nd Test, Christchurch, GB 13 - 5
    • 3rd test, Auckland, NZ 17 - 13

Soccer

  • 1928 Chatham Cup won by Petone
  • Provincial league champions: [14]
    • Auckland: Tramways
    • Canterbury: Western
    • Hawke's Bay: Napier Rangers
    • Nelson: Athletic
    • Otago: Maori Hill
    • South Canterbury: Colmoco
    • Southland: Corinthians
    • Taranaki: Caledonian
    • Waikato: Pukemiro Junction
    • Wanganui: KP's
    • Wellington: YMCA

Births

Category:1928 births

Deaths

Category:1928 deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.stats.govt.nz/~/media/Statistics/Methods%20and%20Services/Tables/historical-pop-estimates.ashx 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. ^ NZ Parliament
  5. ^ Today in History | NZHistory
  6. ^ Olive Harris and Chris Lancaster, ed. (2006). "Stories of the Churches - Our Centennial Jewel, based on the thoughts of W. Bro. Max Beazley". Remember the Hokianga. p. 332.  
  7. ^ "Historical outline of the main Christchurch newspapers".  
  8. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  9. ^ "PGA European - Holden New Zealand Open". The Sports Network. 2005. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  10. ^ 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. 
  11. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  12. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  13. ^ Ranfurly Shield history at scrum.co.nz
  14. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec. Sport. Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. Retrieved 13 May 2009. 

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