Collingwood (New Zealand electorate)

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Collingwood was a parliamentary electorate in the Tasman region of New Zealand from 1861 to 1881.

Location[edit]

The electorate was centred on the towns of Collingwood and Takaka in the South Island.

History[edit]

Arthur Shuckburgh Collins won the 18 March 1868 by-election, was confirmed at the 1871 general election, and resigned on 8 October 1873.[1]

Members[edit]

The electorate was represented by three Members of Parliament:[2]

Key

 Independent  

Election Winner
1861 election Andrew Richmond
1866 election
1868 by-election Arthur Collins
1871 election
1873 by-election William Gibbs
1875 election
1879 election

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scholefield, Guy (1950) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949 (3rd ed.). Wellington: Govt. Printer. p. 101. 
  2. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 261. OCLC 154283103.