Order of Precedence of New Zealand Volunteer Corps

(as at July 1903 — giving dates of acceptance)
Mounted Rifle Volunteers

1 Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry 13 February 1866
2 Alexandra Mounted Rifles 8 December 1868
3 Wairoa Mounted Rifles 10 February 1871
4 Otago Hussars 1 January 1883
5 Heretaunga Mounted Rifles 1 January 1885
6 Canterbury Mounted Rifles (Christchurch) 11 April 1885
7 Marlborough Mounted Rifles 8 May 1885
8 Hawera Mounted Rifles 31 July 1885
9 North Otago Mounted Rifles (Oamaru) 22 January 1887
10 No. 1 Company Waikato Mounted Rifles (Hamilton) 22 March 1887
11 Manawatu Mounted Rifles (Palmerston North) 28 May 1891
12 Piako Mounted Rifles 15 September 1892
13 Southland Mounted Rifles (Invercargill) 23 December 1895
14 Clutha Mounted Rifles (Balclutha) 2 June 1898
15 No. 2 Company Waikato Mounted Rifles (Te Awamutu) 28 July 1898
16 Ellesmere Mounted Rifles (Leeston) 5 August 1898
17 South Canterbury Mounted Rifles (Timaru) 20 September 1898
18 Auckland Mounted Rifles 31 October 1898
19 No. 3 Company Waikato Mounted Rifles (Cambridge) 28 October 1899
20 Wairarapa Mounted Rifles (Papawai) 19 August 1899
21 Kaikoura Mounted Rifles 28 October 1899
22 Mataura Mounted Rifles 2 February 1900
23 East Coast Mounted Rifles (Gisborne) 6 February 1900
24 Wakatu Mounted Rifles (Nelson) 10 March 1900
25 Ashburton Mounted Rifles 20 March 1900
26 Stratford Mounted Rifles 27 March 1900
27 Pahiatua Mounted Rifles 5 April 1900
28 Marsden Mounted Rifles (Whangarei) 5 April 1900
29 Takaka Mounted Rifles 5 April 1900
30 South Wairarapa Mounted Rifles (Carterton) 5 April 1900
31 Horowhenua Mounted Rifles 11 April 1900
32 Otaki Mounted Rifles 11 April 1900
33 Malvern Mounted Rifles (Waddington) 11 April 1900
34 Amuri Mounted Rifles (Waiau) 11 April 1900
35 Maniototo Mounted Rifles (Ranfurly) 11 April 1900
36 Opunaki Mounted Rifles 11 April 1900
37 Ruahine Mounted Rifles (Dannevirke) 11 April 1900
38 Pukekohe Mounted Rifles 11 April 1900
39 Hawke’s Bay Mounted Rifles (Hastings) 11 April 1900
40 Waimakiriri Mounted Rifles (West Melton) 14 April 1900
41 Cust Mounted Rifles 6 May 1900
42 Ahuriri Mounted Rifles (Napier) 8 May 1900
43 Mackenzie Mounted Rifles (Fairlie) 8 May 1900
44 North Canterbury Mounted Rifles (Tuahiwi) 8 May 1900
45 Studholme Mounted Rifles (Waimate) 9 May 1900
46 Seddon Horse Mounted Rifles (Auckland) 9 May 1900
47 Franklin Mounted Rifles (Clevedon) 16 May 1900
48 Tuapeka Mounted Rifles (Lawrence) 28 June 1900
49 Otamatea Mounted Rifles (Maungaturoto) 10 September 1900
50 Tauranga Mounted Rifles (Tauranga) 10 September 1900
51 Waiuku Mounted Rifles (Waiuku) 10 September 1900
52 Raglan Mounted Rifles (Raglan) 10 September 1900
53 Hokianga Mounted Rifles (Waimamaku) 10 September 1900
54 Mangonui Mounted Rifles (Mangonui) 10 September 1900
55 Taieri Mounted Rifles (Outram) 10 September 1900
56 Eketahuna Mounted Rifles (Eketahuna) 10 September 1900
57 Motueka Mounted Rifles 10 September 1900
58 Opotiki Mounted Rifles 10 September 1900
59 Wakatipu Mounted Rifles (Arrowtown) 10 September 1900
60 Hunterville Mounted Rifles 10 September 1900
61 Whakatane Mounted Rifles 10 September 1900
62 Egmont Mounted Rifles (Okato) 10 September 1900
63 Kelso Mounted Rifles 10 September 1900
64 Huramua Mounted Rifles (Wairoa, Hawke’s Bay) 10 September 1900
65 Masterton Mounted Rifles 10 September 1900
66 Northern Wairoa Mounted Rifles (Aratapu) 22 October 1900
67 Geraldine Mounted Rifles 9 December 1900
68 Murihiku Mounted Rifles (Wyndham) 26 March 1901
69 Wallace Mounted Rifles (Nightcaps) 13 April 1901
70 Feilding Mounted Rifles 27 July 1901
71 Waitaki Mounted Rifles (Oamaru) 20 August 1901
72 Rodney Mounted Rifles (Warkworth) 6 March 1902