1951 in New Zealand

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1951 in New Zealand

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The following lists events that happened during 1951 in New Zealand.

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The year was dominated by the 1951 New Zealand waterfront dispute.

New Zealand entered a mutual defence pact with the United States and Australia – ANZUS.

Population

A New Zealand census was held in 1951.

MaleFemaleTotal
Usually resident population967,647
(50.1%)
962,835
(49.9%)
1,930,482
Overseas Visitors6,2972,6618,958
Total973,968965,5051,939,473

Incumbents

Regal and viceregal

Government

The 29th New Zealand Parliament continued. In power was the National government under Sidney Holland. The general election saw the governing National Party re-elected with a twenty-seat margin, a substantial improvement on the twelve-seat margin it previously held.

The New Zealand Legislative Council voted itself out of existence, making New Zealand a unicameral democracy. [3]

Parliamentary opposition

Main centre leaders

Events

Arts and literature

See 1951 in art, 1951 in literature, Category:1951 books

Music

See: 1951 in music

Radio and television

See: Public broadcasting in New Zealand

Film

See: Category:1951 film awards, 1951 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand, Category:1951 films

Sport

Athletics

Chess

Horse racing

Harness racing

Lawn bowls

The national outdoor lawn bowls championships are held in Wellington. [8]

Rugby league

Rugby union

Soccer

Births

Deaths

See also

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The following lists events that happened during 1953 in New Zealand.

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The following lists events that happened during 1962 in New Zealand.

The following lists events that happened during 1963 in New Zealand.

The following lists events that happened during 1964 in New Zealand.

The following lists events that happened during 1965 in New Zealand.

The following lists events that happened during 1904 in New Zealand.

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References

  1. "Historical population estimates tables". Statistics New Zealand.
  2. Statistics New Zealand: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1990. ISSN 0078-0170 page 52
  3. New Zealand Parliament – Parliament timeline
  4. "Elections NZ – Leaders of the Opposition". Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  5. List of New Zealand Chess Champions Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  6. "List of NZ Trotting cup winners". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2009.
  7. Auckland Trotting cup at hrnz.co.nz Archived 17 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  8. McLintock, A.H., ed. (1966). "Bowls, men's outdoor—tournament winners". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  9. List of New Zealand national soccer matches
  10. Chatham Cup records, nzsoccer.com Archived 14 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. "New Zealand: List of champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1999.

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