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Encyclopedia > 1931 in New Zealand

See also: 1930 in New Zealand, other events of 1931, 1932 in New Zealand, and the Timeline of New Zealand history. 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


Contents

Summary

The section should contain a paragraph or two about the year.


See: 1931 and Timeline of New Zealand history plus data below. 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


Incumbents

Regal and Vice Regal

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). ... Viscount Bledisloe is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. ...

Government

The 23rd New Zealand Parliament continued with the coalition of the United Party and the Labour Party with the Reform Party in opposition. During the year the the agreement between United and Labour collapsed due to differing opinions on how to counter the Great Depression. The Reform Party, fearing that the Depression would give Labour a substantial boost, reluctantly agreed to form a coalition with United to avert elections. By forming a coalition, United and Reform were able to blunt Labour's advantage, ending the possibility of the anti-Labour vote being split and the general election in December saw the United/Reform coalition winning a majority. This article discusses the party which originated in 1927 from a faction of the Liberal Party. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political party. ... The Reform Party was New Zealands second major political party, having been founded as a conservative response to the original Liberal Party. ... The Great Depression was a worldwide economic downturn which started in October of 1929 and lasted through most of the 1930s. ... The 1931 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the New Zealand Parliaments 24th term. ...

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. ... George William Forbes (12 March 1869 - 17 May 1947) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1930 to 1935. ... The Minister of Finance is a senior figure within the government of New Zealand. ... George William Forbes (12 March 1869 - 17 May 1947) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1930 to 1935. ... The Minister of Foreign Affairs is a major portfolio in the Cabinet of New Zealand. ... George William Forbes (12 March 1869 - 17 May 1947) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1930 to 1935. ... The Attorney-General is an political office in New Zealand. ...

Leader of the Opposition

Gordon Coates (Reform) until September 22nd, then Harry Holland (Labour) This article is about the New Zealand prime minister. ... The Reform Party was New Zealands second major political party, having been founded as a conservative response to the original Liberal Party. ... Henry Edmund (Harry) Holland (10 June 1868 - 8 October 1933) was a New Zealand politician and unionist. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political 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 1931 , 1931 in politics , 1931 in science , Category:1931 in Australia , 1931 in Australia , 1931 in music , 1931 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 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... See also: Other events of 1931 List of years in science . ... See also: 1930 in music, other events of 1931, 1932 in music and the list of years in music. Events Roy Rogers musical career begins Mary Garden retires from the Chicago Opera Alberto Rabagliatis singing career begins Published popular music Adios w. ... 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. ...

This is a timeline of the History of New Zealands involvement with Antarctica. ...

January

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

February

The Hawkes Bay earthquake, also known as the Napier earthquake, occurred at 10. ... Napier is an important port city in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. ... For other uses, see Hastings (disambiguation). ...

March

April

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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Arts and literature

See 1931 in art, 1931 in literature, Category:1931 books See also: 1930 in art, other events of 1931, 1932 in art, list of years in art, List of art events. ... See also: 1930 in literature, other events of 1931, 1932 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


Music

See: 1931 in music See also: 1930 in music, other events of 1931, 1932 in music and the list of years in music. Events Roy Rogers musical career begins Mary Garden retires from the Chicago Opera Alberto Rabagliatis singing career begins Published popular music Adios w. ...


Radio

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


Film

See: Category:1931 film awards , 1931 in film , List of New Zealand feature films , Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1931 films // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric March - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... 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

See: New Zealand Order of Merit , Order of New Zealand Companions Badge of the New Zealand Order of Merit The New Zealand Order of Merit is an order of chivalry established on 30 May 1996 by Elizabeth II. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in order of seniority: Principal Companion (PCNZM) (formerly Knight or Dame... Badge of the Order of New Zealand The Order of New Zealand is the highest locally awarded honour in the New Zealand Honours System. ...

The Archbishop of New Zealand is the head of the Anglican church in the Province of New Zealand and has under his direction nine dioceses. ... Anglican Church in New Zealand and Polynesia The Anglican Church in New Zealand and Polynesia is a church of the Anglican Communion serving New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, and the Cook Islands. ...

Sport

Cricket

Horse racing

See Category:New Zealand horse races


Rugby

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

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

New Zealand national rugby league team New Zealand team shirt The Logo of the New Zealand Rugby League The New Zealand national rugby league side represent New Zealand at rugby league, and are commonly known as the Kiwis, after the native bird of that name. ...


Soccer

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

Births

Category:1931 births July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Robert McDowall (Robin) Gray (2 July 1931 - ) is a former New Zealand politician. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu Te Atairangi Kaahu is the reigning Māori Queen, elected in 1966 following the passing of her father, Koroki. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Maurice Gee, born August 22, 1931 in Whakatane, New Zealand, is one of New Zealands most distinguished novelists. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... William Bell (5 September 1931 - 23 July 2002) who played only two tests for New Zealand in the 1950s. ... In the Gregorian Calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), at which point there will be 13 days remaining to the end of the year. ... Spencer Noel McGregor (b. ... Mike Hinge (1931-2003) was a New Zealand-born artist and illustrator. ... Hone Papita Raukura (Ralph) Hotere is a New Zealand artist of Maori descent (Aupouri iwi). ...


Deaths

Category:1931 deaths September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... Elsdon Best, 1931[1] Elsdon Best (30 June 1856 — 9 September 1931) was an ethnographer who made important contributions to the study of the Māori of New Zealand. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... Owen Heathcote Grierson Merton, RBA (1887 - 1931) was a New Zealand-born British painter. ...


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