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Encyclopedia > 1948 in New Zealand

See also: 1947 in New Zealand, other events of 1948, 1949 in New Zealand, and the Timeline of New Zealand history. 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... This is a timeline of the History of New Zealand. ...


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Summary

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


See: 1948 and Timeline of New Zealand history plus data below. 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 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 VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor) (14 December 1895 - 6 February 1952) became the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, each of the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, upon the unexpected abdication of his brother, Edward VIII. He reigned from 11 December 1936... The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the Sovereign in right of New Zealand (currently, Queen Elizabeth II). ... Lieutenant-General Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, VC, GCMG, KCB, KBE, DSO and three Bars (March 21, 1889 — July 4, 1963), arguably New Zealands most famous soldier and military commander, also served as Governor-General of New Zealand. ...

Government

The 28th New Zealand Parliament continued, with the Labour Party in government. The New Zealand Parliament is the legislative body of the New Zealand government. ... 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... 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. ... A statue of Fraser outside the Government Buildings Historic Reserve in Wellington The Right Honourable Peter Fraser (1884 - 1950) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 27 March 1940 until 13 December 1949. ... 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. ... A statue of Fraser outside the Government Buildings Historic Reserve in Wellington The Right Honourable Peter Fraser (1884 - 1950) served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 27 March 1940 until 13 December 1949. ... 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. ...


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. ... Sir Donald Charles Cameron (1879 - 19 November 1960), Australian politician, was born in Brisbane, the son of a grazier, and educated at private schools. ...

Events

See 1948 , 1948 in politics , 1948 in science , Category:1948 in Australia , 1948 in Australia , 1948 in music , 1948 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 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... See also: Other events of 1948 List of years in science . ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... 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

March

April

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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Arts and literature

See 1948 in art, 1948 in literature, Category:1948 books See also: 1947 in art, other events of 1948, 1949 in art, list of years in art // Events Works Births April 14 - Berry Berenson, model and photographer October 2 - Donna Karan, fashion designer date unknown - Lin Onus, aboriginal artist Deaths December 30 - George Ault, Precisionist painter Categories: ‪Years in... See also: 1947 in literature, other events of 1948, 1949 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


Music

See: 1948 in music See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ...


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:1948 film awards , 1948 in film , List of New Zealand feature films , Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1948 films See also: 1947 in film 1948 1949 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Red Shoes, (55th in year of release, lifetime box office would place it in first) The Road to Rio Easter Parade Red River The Three Musketeers, Johnny... 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


Olympic Games

  • New Zealand at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • New Zealand was represented by seven athletes in Athletics, boxing, cycling, swimming and weightlifting. There were no medal successes.

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:1948 births January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 359 days (360 in leap years) remaining. ... Dayle Robert Hadlee (born January 6, 1948, Riccarton, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand cricketer who played in 26 Tests and 11 ODIs from 1969 to 1978. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Maui Dalvanius Prime (January 16, 1948 – October 3, 2002) was a New Zealand entertainer and songwriter. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Honourable Richard William Prebble CBE, born 7 February 1948, was for many years a member of the New Zealand Parliament. ... Author Michael Baigent Reuters Michael Baigent, born March 1948 in Christchurch, New Zealand, is an author and conspiracy theorist who co-wrote (with Richard Leigh) a number of books that question mainstream perceptions of history and many commonly-held versions of the life of Jesus. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Sam Malcolmson (born 2 April 1948) was a Scottish born New Zealand footballer who played at the 1982 FIFA World Cup. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... Kevin Barry Ryan (born July 22, 1948 in Auckland) is a former long-distance runner from New Zealand, who represented his native country in the mens marathon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... John Morrison Clarke (born July 29, 1948) is a comedian and writer. ... Fred Dagg is a fictional archetype satirist from New Zealand created and acted on stage, film and television by John Morrison Clarke. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Peter James Blake KBE (October 1, 1948–December 6, 2001) was a New Zealand yachtsman who led his country to two successive America’s Cup victories. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Robert Wickham Anderson (b. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Dr. Alexander Lockwood Smith (13 November 1948 - ) is a New Zealand politician. ... Billy T. James (b. ... Sue Kedgley (born 1948), BA (Victoria), Teachers cert (Auckland), MA (Hons) (Otago), a New Zealand politician, has represented the Green Party in the New Zealand Parliament since first becoming a Member of Parliament as a list MP in the 1999 elections. ... Rozzie at Pisa, by Grahame Sydney Grahame Sydney is a New Zealand artist, based in the southern South Island region of Otago. ... Dr Richard Worth Dr. Richard Worth, OBE, VRD, OStJ (Born 1948) is a New Zealand politician. ...


Deaths

Category:1948 deaths January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


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