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Encyclopedia > 1936 in New Zealand

See also: 1935 in New Zealand, other events of 1936, 1937 in New Zealand, and the Timeline of New Zealand history. 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to 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: 1936 and Timeline of New Zealand history plus data below. 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


Population

A census was held in March 1936. The New Zealand government Department Statistics New Zealand conducts a census of population and dwellings every five years. ...

Male Female Total
Usually resident population 796,152
(50.7%)
773,067
(49.3%)
1,569,216
Overseas Visitors 2,931 1,650 4,581
Total 799,092 774,720 1,573,812

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. ... King Edward VIII King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, King of Ireland Emperor of India His Majesty King Edward VIII, (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David), later His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor (23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was the second British monarch of the... George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (December 14, 1895 - February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952. ... The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the Sovereign in right of New Zealand (currently, Queen Elizabeth II). ... George Vere Arundel Monckton-Arundell, 8th Viscount Galway (1882 - 1943) was a British political figure. ...

Government

The 25th New Zealand Parliament continued with the Labour Party in government. The 25th New Zealand Parliament was a term of the Parliament of New Zealand. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political 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... William Edward (Bill) Barnard (29 January 1886 - 12 March 1958) was a New Zealand politician. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political party. ... 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. ... Michael Joseph Savage (March 23, 1872 - March 27, 1940) was a New Zealand politician and the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. ... The Minister of Finance is a senior figure within the government of New Zealand. ... Sir Walter Nash, GCMG (12 February 1882–4 June 1968) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1957 to 1960 and was also highly influential in his role as Minister of Finance. ... The Minister of Foreign Affairs is a major portfolio in the Cabinet of New Zealand. ... Michael Joseph Savage (March 23, 1872 - March 27, 1940) was a New Zealand politician and the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. ... The Attorney-General is an political office in New Zealand. ... Henry Greathead Rex Mason (3 June 1885 - 2 April 1975) was a New Zealand politician. ...

Opposition Leaders

See: Category:New_Zealand_Parliament , New Zealand elections Members of New Zealands House of Representatives, commonly called Parliament, normally gain their seats in nationwide general elections, or (less frequently) in by-elections. ...

The New Zealand National Party (National or the Nats) currently forms the second-largest (in terms of seats) political party represented in the New Zealand Parliament, and thus functions as the core of the parliamentary 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. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political party. ... The Progressive Party is a political party in New Zealand. ... Current United Future logo United Future New Zealand is a political party in the New Zealand parliament with three MPs -- one electorate MP (leader Peter Dunne) and two list MPs (see MMP for the difference). ...

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

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Arts and literature

See 1936 in art, 1936 in literature, Category:1936 books See also: 1935 in art, other events of 1936, 1937 in art, list of years in art // Events November 23 - Margaret Bourke-Whites photographs of the construction of the Fort Peck Dam are featured in the first issue of LIFE magazine. ... See also: 1935 in literature, other events of 1936, 1937 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


Music

See: 1936 in music See also: 1935 in music, other events of 1936, 1937 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 4 - Billboard magazine publishes its first music hit parade April 19 - in Barcelona, Alban Bergs Violin Concerto is premiered by Louis Krasner Tony Bennetts musical career begins...


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

  • Phar Lap's Son
  • The Wagon and the Star
  • On the Friendly Road

See: Category:1936 film awards, 1936 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1936 films See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... 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:1936 births For the Lebanese political coalition, see March 14 Alliance. ... Sir Bob Charles KNZM CBE (born March 14, 1936) is one of the world’s greatest left handed golfers, winner of more than 70 titles and first lefty to win one of golf’s Majors. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Margaret Mahy ONZ (born in Whakatane, New Zealand on 21 March 1936) is a well-known New Zealand author of childrens and young adult books. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... John William DArcy (b. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Ans Westra (b. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Colin Earl Meads (born June 3, 1936 in Cambridge, New Zealand) nicknamed Pinetree, is a former New Zealand rugby union footballer who played 133 times (55 of these were test matches) as an All Black from 1957 until 1971. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... [[Joy Cowley]] (born in Levin, August 7, 1936) is a New Zealand author of novels, short stories, and childrens fiction. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Arthur Edward Dick (b. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Barry Whitley Sinclair (born 23 October 1936, Wellington) was a New Zealand cricketer who played 21 Test matches as a specialist batsman. ... Bruce Craig Beetham (1936-1997) was an academic and politician from New Zealand, whose career spanned the 1970s and early 1980s. ...


Deaths

Category:1936 deaths March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... David Kennedy (27 April 1864 - 10 March 1936) was born at Lyttelton, New Zealand, the son of an Irish mother and a Scottish father who came to New Zealand from Melbourne in 1863. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... For the Australian/New Zealand actor see Francis Bell (actor) Sir Francis Henry Dillon Bell, GCMG, KC (1851 – 13 March 1936) was the first New Zealand-born Prime Minister. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Ettie Annie Rout from the frontispiece of Safe Marriage: A Return to Sanity Ettie Annie Rout (later Ettie Annie Hornibrook) (24 February 1877-17 September 1936) was a Tasmanian-born New Zealander whose work among servicemen in Paris and the Somme during World War I made her a war hero... William Hall-Jones (1851-1936) was Prime Minister of New Zealand from June 1906 until August 1906. ...


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