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1958 in New Zealand

1958 in New Zealand
Decades:

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 2,316,000[1]
  • Increase since 31 December 1957: 53,200 (2.35%)
  • Males per 100 females: 101.3

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 32nd New Zealand Parliament commenced. In power was the newly elected Labour government led by Walter Nash.

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1958 in art, 1958 in literature, Robert Burns Fellowship, Category:1958 books

Music

See: 1958 in music

Radio

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1958 film awards, 1958 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1958 films

Appointments and awards

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

Sport

Athletics

Chess

  • The 65th National Chess Championship was held in Christchurch, and was won by J.R. Phillips of Auckland.[5]

Commonwealth Games

Horse racing

Harness racing

Rugby union

Soccer

  • The national men's team played seven matches including five internationals:[10]
    • 16 August, Wellington: NZ 2 – 3 Australia
    • 23 August, Auckland: NZ 2 – 2 Australia
    • 26 August, Hamilton: NZ 3 – 0 Waikato XI
    • 31 August, Nouméa: NZ 2 – 1 New Caledonia
    • 7 September, Nouméa: NZ 5 – 1 New Caledonia
    • 14 September, Nouméa: NZ 2 – 1 New Caledonia
    • 18 September, Auckland: NZ 1 – 1 Auckland
  • The Chatham Cup was won by Seatoun for the second consecutive year. They beat Christchurch city 7-1 in the final.[11]
  • Provincial league champions:[12]
    • Auckland: Onehunga
    • Bay of Plenty: Rangers
    • Buller: Millerton Thistle
    • Canterbury: Western
    • Hawke's Bay: Napier Athletic
    • Manawatu: Kiwi United
    • Marlborough: Spartans
    • Nelson: Settlers
    • Northland: Marlin Rovers
    • Otago: Northern AFC
    • Poverty Bay: Eastern Union
    • South Canterbury: West End
    • Southland: Brigadiers
    • Taranaki: City
    • Waikato: Hamilton Technical OB
    • Wairarapa: Masterton Athletic
    • Wanganui: Wanganui Athletic
    • Wellington: Seatoun AFC

Births

Category:1958 births

Deaths

Category:1958 deaths

References

  1. ^ Statistics New Zealand:Historical Population Estimates
  2. ^ Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. ^ a b c d e Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
  4. ^ "Elections NZ – Leaders of the Opposition". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ List of New Zealand Chess Champions
  6. ^ NZOC
  7. ^ List of NZ Trotting cup winners
  8. ^ Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz
  9. ^ Pick and Go rugby results database
  10. ^ List of New Zealand national soccer matches
  11. ^ NZ Soccer
  12. ^ "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999. 
  13. ^ Lesley Murdoch

See also

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