1910 in New Zealand

1910 in New Zealand


Regal and Vice Regal

*Head of State - Edward VII, succeeded by George V
*Governor - The Lord Plunket GCMG KCVO, succeeded the same year by The Lord Islington GCMG GBE DSO PC [Statistics New Zealand: "New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990". ISSN 0078-0170 page 52]


The TBDth New Zealand Parliament continued.

*Speaker of the House - TBD
*Prime Minister - TBD
*Minister of Finance - TBD (Labour)

Parliamentary opposition

Leader of the Opposition - William Massey (Reform Party). [Cite web|url=http://www.elections.org.nz/democracy/leaders-opposition.html|title=Elections NZ - Leaders of the Opposition|accessdate=2008-04-06]

Main centre leaders

*Mayor of Auckland - Charles Grey then Lemuel Bagnall
*Mayor of Hamilton - James Alexander Young
*Mayor of Wellington - Thomas Wilford
*Mayor of Christchurch - C. Allison
*Mayor of Dunedin - James Walker, then Thomas Cole


* 5 July: Herbert Pither reportedly makes a flight of "nearly a mile" at Riverton Beach.Rendel, David (1975) "Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History". Wellington. A.H. & A.W.Reed. ISBN 0 589 00905 2]


*Aero Club of New Zealand is formed in Auckland.

Arts and literature

See 1910 in art, 1910 in literature,


See: 1910 in music


See: 1910 in film , List of New Zealand feature films , Cinema of New Zealand

Appointments and awards

*Archbishop of New Zealand
*Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia


* See: 1910 in sports ,

Horse racing


Rugby league

* Great Britain tour of New Zealand - beat New Zealand 52-20 in Auckland


* Auckland defend the Ranfurly Shield against Hawkes Bay (11-3), Wellington (3-3), Taranaki (16-9) and Canterbury (6-4)


*Anthony Wilding won the men's singles at the Wimbledon Championship


* 5 January: Jack Lovelock, athlete
* 10 February: Paul Whitelaw, cricketer
* 11 April: Mountford T. "Toss" Woollaston, painter and writer
* 4 July: Peter McIntyre, painter
* 11 August: Denis 'Sonny' Moloney, cricketer
* 8 October: Gordon Innes, rugby union and rugby league player
* 18 December: Eric Tindill, cricket and rugby union player
* 24 December, William Hayward Pickering, space scientist
* 28 December: Jack Kerr, cricketer

* James Munro Bertram, writer and Rhodes scholar.
* Norman Douglas, politician.
* Freda Stark, dancer


* 14 May: Frederick Baume, politician.
* 17 May: Thomas Hocken, collector and bibliographer.
* 1 June: Richard Reeves, politician.

ee also

*List of years in New Zealand
*Timeline of New Zealand history
*History of New Zealand
*Military history of New Zealand
*Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand
*Timeline of New Zealand's links with Antarctica

"For world events and topics in 1910 not specifically related to New Zealand see": 1910


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