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1892 in New Zealand

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Incumbents

Regal and Vice Regal

Government and law

The 11th New Zealand Parliament continues with the Liberal Party in power.

Parliamentary opposition

Leader of the Opposition - William Rolleston (Independent).

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

Music

Appointments and awards

Sport

Athletics

National champions (Men):

  • 100 yards – Jack Hempton (Hawkes Bay)
  • 250 yards – Jack Hempton (Hawkes Bay)
  • 440 yards – Peter Wood (Canterbury)
  • 880 yards – J. Grierson (Canterbury)
  • 1 mile – William Burk (Otago)
  • 3 miles – Derisley Wood (Canterbury)
  • 120 yards hurdles – W. Moir (Canterbury)
  • 440 yards hurdles – Harold Batger (Wellington)
  • Long jump – T. Upfill (Auckland)
  • High jump – F. Meyrick (Canterbury)
  • Pole vault – W. West (Canterbury)
  • Shot put – Timothy O’Connor (Auckland)

Cricket

Golf

Horse racing

see also New Zealand horse races.

Polo

  • Savile Cup winners - Christchurch

Rowing

There are now 34 rowing clubs in New Zealand.

National champions (Men)

  • Single sculls - M. Keefe (Auckland)
  • Double sculls - Wellington
  • Coxless pairs - Star
  • Coxed fours - Canterbury

Rugby Union

Provincial club rugby champions include:
see also Rugby union in New Zealand

Shooting

Ballinger Belt - Sergeant Doughty (A Battery)

Swimming

National champions (Men)

  • 100 yards frestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)
  • 220 yards frestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)
  • 440 yards frestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)
  • 880 yards frestyle – H. Bailey (Auckland)

Tennis

National championships

  • Men's singles - R. Harman
  • Women's singles - D. Douslin
  • Men's doubles - M. Fenwicke and F. Logan
  • Women's doubles - E. Harman and J. Rees

Births

Undated

Deaths

See also

For world events and topics in 1892 not specifically related to New Zealand see: 1892

References

General

  • Romanos, J. (2001) New Zealand Sporting Records and Lists. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett. ISBN 1-86958-879-7Specific

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