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1932 in New Zealand

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1932 in New Zealand
Decades:  1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
See also:  Other events of 1932 Timeline of New Zealand history

Population

  • Estimated population as of 31 December: 1,534,700
  • Increase since previous 31/12/1931: 11,900 (0.78%)
  • Males per 100 females: 103.6
  • Regal and viceregal

  • Head of State - George V
  • Governor-General - The Lord Bledisloe GCMG KBE PC
  • Government

    The 24th New Zealand Parliament commenced with the coalition of the United Party and the Reform Party.

    Contents

  • Speaker of the House - Charles Statham (Independent)
  • Prime Minister - George Forbes
  • Minister of Finance - William Downie Stewart (Reform Party)
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs - George Forbes
  • Attorney-General - William Downie Stewart
  • Parliamentary opposition

  • Leader of the Opposition -Harry Holland (Labour).
  • Main centre leaders

  • Mayor of Auckland - George Hutchison
  • Mayor of Hamilton - Frances Dewsbury Pinford
  • Mayor of Wellington - Thomas Hislop
  • Mayor of Christchurch - Dan Sullivan
  • Mayor of Dunedin - Robert Black
  • Events

  • 23 February: First session of the 24th Parliament commences.
  • 25 April: Dedication ceremony for the New Zealand National War Memorial Carillion in Wellington.
  • 10 May: Parliament goes into recess.
  • 28 June: The Otago Witness, first published in 1851, produces its last issue.
  • 22 September: Parliament recommences.
  • 8 December: First session of the 24th Parliament concludes.
  • Arts and literature

    See 1932 in art, 1932 in literature, Category:1932 books

    Music

    See: 1932 in music

    Radio

    See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

    Film

    See: Category:1932 film awards, 1932 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1932 films

    Chess

  • The 41st National Chess Championship was held in Napier, and was won by G. Gundersen of Melbourne, his second title.
  • Golf

  • The 22nd New Zealand Open championship was won by Andrew Shaw, his fifth title.
  • The 36th National Amateur Championships were held in Wellington
  • Men: Rana Wagg (Hutt) - 2nd title
  • Women: Mrs J.C. Templar
  • Harness racing

  • New Zealand Trotting Cup: Harold Logan - 2nd win
  • Auckland Trotting Cup: Great Parrish
  • Olympic Games

    See New Zealand at the 1932 Summer Olympics

    Rugby

    Category:Rugby union in New Zealand

  • Inaugural Bledisloe Cup won by New Zealand 2-1
  • Ranfurly Shield held by Canterbury all season, with defenses against Sth Canterbury 11-5, Auckland 14-0, West Coast 5-3, Wellington 9-8, Buller 13-0, Waikato 17-6
  • Rugby league

    New Zealand national rugby league team

    Soccer

  • The Chatham Cup is won by Wellington Marist who beat Millerton All Blacks 5—0 in the final.
  • Provincial league champions:
  • Auckland: YMCA
  • Canterbury: Thistle
  • Hawke's Bay: Napier YMCA
  • Nelson: Athletic
  • Otago: Seacliff
  • Southland: Rangers
  • Taranaki: Albion
  • Waikato: Rotowaro
  • Wanganui: Thistle
  • Wellington: Marist
  • Births

  • 9 January – Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan, politician, longest-serving female member of the House of Representatives (1967–1996) (died 2011)
  • 31 January – Derek Quigley, politician.
  • 7 May – Robert Webster, virologist.
  • 1 June – Frank Cameron, cricketer.
  • 4 June – Maurice Shadbolt, writer.
  • 23 June – Bob Blair, cricketer.
  • 17 October – C. K. Stead, writer.
  • 6 December – Paul Reeves, Anglican archbishop, Primate (1980–1985), Governor-General (1985–1990) (died 2011)
  • Category:1932 births

    Deaths

  • 30 January: Edward Walter, politician.
  • 16 May: William Pember Reeves, statesman, poet, historian and social reformer.
  • Category:1932 deaths

    References

    1932 in New Zealand Wikipedia


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