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Encyclopedia > 1924 in New Zealand

See also: 1923 in New Zealand, other events of 1924, 1925 in New Zealand, and the Timeline of New Zealand history. 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


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Summary

See: 1924 and Timeline of New Zealand history plus data below. 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


Incumbents

Regal and Vice Regal

succeeded by General Sir Charles Fergusson Bt GCMG KCB DSO MVO Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State of 16 countries including: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand and the Bahamas, as well as crown colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom. ... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 - 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, as a result of his creating it from the British branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. ... The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the Sovereign in right of New Zealand (currently, Queen Elizabeth II). ... Admiral of the Fleet Lord Jellicoe Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe (December 5, 1859–November 20, 1935) was a British Royal Navy admiral. ... Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath)[1] is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. ... For other Orders see Order of Merit (disambiguation). ... Victoria founded the Royal Victorian Order. ... General Sir Charles Fergusson GCMG KCB DSO MVO Bart (1865–1951) was a Governor-General of New Zealand. ... A baronet (traditional abbreviation Bart, modern abbreviation Bt), is the holder of an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown, known as a baronetcy. ... On the Orders insignia, St Michael is often depicted subduing Satan. ... Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath)[1] is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. ... DSO medal The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other Commonwealth countries, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat. ... Victoria founded the Royal Victorian Order. ...


Government

The 21st New Zealand Parliament continued. The Reform Party governed as a minority with the support of independents. The New Zealand Parliament is the legislative body of the New Zealand government. ... The Reform Party was New Zealands second major political party, having been founded as a conservative response to the original Liberal Party. ...

In New Zealand the Speaker of the House of Representatives is the individual who chairs the countrys legislative body, the New Zealand House of Representatives (often also referred to as Parliament). The Speaker fulfils a number of important functions in relation to the operation the House, which is based... The Prime Minister of New Zealand is New Zealands head of government and is the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the Parliament of New Zealand. ... William Ferguson Massey (often known simply as Bill Massey or Farmer Bill) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1912 to 1925, and was the founder of the Reform Party. ... The Minister of Finance is a senior figure within the government of New Zealand. ... William Ferguson Massey (often known simply as Bill Massey or Farmer Bill) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1912 to 1925, and was the founder of the Reform Party. ...

Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition in New Zealand is the politician who, at least in theory, leads the Opposition bloc in the New Zealand Parliament. ... This article is about the original New Zealand Liberal Party. ...

Main centre leaders

The Mayor of Auckland is the head of the municipal government of Auckland, New Zealand, and presides over the Auckland City Council. ... The Mayor of Hamilton, New Zeland is the head of the municipal government of Hamilton, New Zealand, and presides over the Hamilton City Council. ... The Mayor of Wellington is the head of the municipal government of Wellington, New Zealand, and presides over the Wellington City Council. ... The Mayor of Christchurch is the head of the municipal government of Christchurch, New Zealand, and presides over the Christchurch City Council. ... The Mayor of Dunedin is the head of the municipal government of Dunedin, New Zealand, and presides over the Dunedin City Council. ...

Events

See 1924 , 1924 in politics , 1924 in science , Category:1924 in Australia , 1924 in Australia , 1924 in music , 1924 timelines , History of New Zealand , Category:History of New Zealand , Military history of New Zealand , Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand , Timeline of New Zealand history 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... See also: Other events of 1924 List of years in science . ... See also: 1923 in music, other events of 1924, 1925 in music and the list of years in music. // Events October 17 - Leos Janaceks String Quartet No. ... The history of New Zealand dates back at least seven hundred years to when it was discovered and settled by Polynesians. ... The Military history of New Zealand spans a period of nearly two centuries, during which New Zealand went from fighting under the control of the British Empire to fighting alongside its allies in various theatres. ... This is a timeline of environmental history of New Zealand. ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...

  • Actinidia deliciosa 'Hayward', which was to become the main commercial cultivar of kiwifruit was first grow in 1924.

This is a timeline of the History of New Zealands involvement with Antarctica. ... The kiwifruit (commonly known as kiwi) is the edible fruit of a cultivar group of the woody vine Actinidia deliciosa and hybrids between this and other species in the genus Actinidia. ... Categories: | | ...

Arts and literature

See 1924 in art , 1924 in literature Category:1924 books See also: 1923 in art, other events of 1924, 1925 in art, list of years in art, List of art events. ... See also: 1923 in literature, other events of 1924, 1925 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


Music

See: 1924 in music See also: 1923 in music, other events of 1924, 1925 in music and the list of years in music. // Events October 17 - Leos Janaceks String Quartet No. ...


Broadcasting

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand Public broadcasting in New Zealand has undergone many changes since radio broadcasts first commenced in the 1920s. ...


Film

  • Venus of the South Seas

See: 1924 in film , List of New Zealand feature films , Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1924 films See also: 1923 in film 1924 1925 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) considers making a silent film of The Wizard of Oz. ... List is presently of major movies only. ... New Zealand cinema refers to films made by New Zealand-based production companies in New Zealand. ...


Appointments and awards

Sport

Arthur Espie Porritt, Baron Porritt, GCMG GCVO CBE (August 10, 1900 – January 1, 1994) was a New Zealand physician, statesman and athlete. ... The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ... Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ...

Horse Racing

  • ARC Great Northern Derby: won by Ballymena (NZ)

Rugby

  • An All Black team toured the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Canada between September and February 1925. They won all 32 games on tour, and were nicknamed The Invincibles
  • The Ranfurly Shield was held and defended by Hawkes Bay all season.

First international Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand (15 August 1903) Largest win New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan (4 June 1995) Worst defeat Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 The All Blacks are New Zealands national rugby... The Invincibles was a nickname given to the 1924-25 New Zealand rugby union team which toured the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Canada. ... The Ranfurly Shield, colloquially known as the Log of Wood, is perhaps the most prestigious trophy in New Zealands domestic rugby union competition. ...

Rugby League

  • Great Britain toured New Zealand, losing the test series 2-1
    • 1st test, GB 31 - NZ 18, Dunedin
    • 2nd test, NZ 13 - GB 11, Wellington
    • 3rd test, NZ 16 - GB 8, Auckland

Soccer

The Chatham Cup is New Zealands premier knockout tournament in mens football (soccer). ...

Wrestling

  • Ike Robin becomes recognised as New Zealand's first Wrestling champion

Chris and Mitch Gansen in their room. ...

Births

Category:1924 births January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bill Andersen (January 21, 1924-January 19, 2005) was a New Zealand communist and trade union leader. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ortvin Sarapu MBE (22 January 1924 in Narva, Estonia — 13 April 1999 in Auckland, New Zealand) Known as Mr NZ Chess, he dominated New Zealand chess from his arrival in New Zealand from Estonia in 1950 until his retirement in 1998. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Sir David Stuart Beattie GCMG GCVO QSO QC (29 February 1924–4 February 2001) was a Governor-General of New Zealand. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in leap years). ... John G.A. Pocock is a British historian, noted for his studies of republicanism in the early modern period, for his contributions to the intellectual history of political thought in general, and his studies of historiography in relation to Edward Gibbon and his contemporiaries. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Anthony Roy MacGibbon (28 August 1924) played 26 Tests for New Zealand. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Janet Paterson Frame ONZ, CBE, (August 28, 1924 - January 29, 2004) was the New Zealand author of eleven novels, four collections of short stories, a book of poetry, a childrens book, and a three volume autobiography. ... New Zealand 1995 stamp issue featuring Brian Barratt-Boyes Sir Brian Gerald Barratt-Boyes, KBE (1924 - March 8, 2006) was a pioneering heart surgeon from New Zealand. ... Len Castle is a New Zealand Potter. ... Pat Evison (born Masterton, New Zealand, 1924) was a New Zealand actress. ...


Deaths

Category:1924 deaths January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


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