- 1934 in New Zealand
* Estimated Population as of 31 December: 1,558,400 http://www.stats.govt.nz/NR/rdonlyres/24107FC8-E7B5-4CF2-B17C-15E31CCA7D05/0/HistoricalPop.xls]
* Increase since previous 31/12/1933: 11,300 (0.73%)
* Males per 100 Females: 103.3
Regal and Vice Regal
*Speaker of the House -
*Prime Minister -
George William Forbes
*Minister of Finance -
Gordon Coates(Reform Party)
*Minister of Foreign Affairs -
George William Forbes
George William Forbes
* Leader of the Opposition -
Michael Joseph Savage(Labour 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
6 February: Treaty houseand grounds at Waitangidedicated as a national reserve.
28 June: Third session of the 24th Parliament commences.Lambert & Palenski: "The New Zealand Almanac", 1982. ISBN 0908570554]
10 November: Third session of the 24th Parliament concludes.
* Banknotes issued by the new Reserve Bank replace those issued by the Trading Banks, see
New Zealand pound.
Arts and literature
1934 in art, 1934 in literature,
1934 in music
Public broadcasting in New Zealand
1934 in film, List of New Zealand feature films, Cinema of New Zealand,
Appointments and awards
New Zealand Order of Merit, Order of New Zealand
Archbishop of New Zealand
Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, see appointments to Diocese
1934 in sports,
Bledisloe Cupwas won by Australia, with one win and one draw.
Ranfurly Shieldchanged hands twice: Canterbury lost their first defence to Hawkes Bay 0-9. Hawkes Bay defended the shield against Wanganui 39-16 and Taranaki 23-8 before losing it to Auckland 14-18.
New Zealand national rugby league team
Chatham Cupwon by Thistle (Auckland)
10 February: Fleur Adcock, poet.
9 April: Bill Birch, politician.
1 August: John Beck, cricketer.
22 October: Donald McIntyre, opera singer.
13 November: Peter Arnett, TV journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner.
26 December: Don Hunn, diplomat and civil servant.
Pamela Allen, children's book illustrator.
Matiu Rata, politician.
* Peter Wilkinson, politician.
6 May: Sir Henry Wigram, businessman and politician.
22 June: James Courtney, soldier.
13 July: Kate Sheppard, suffragette.
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
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