Akaroa by-election, 1858

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The Akaroa by-election 1858 was a by-election held in the Akaroa electorate during the 2nd New Zealand Parliament, on 31 May 1858. The by-election was caused by the resignation of incumbent MP John Cuff and was won unopposed by William Moorhouse, who had represented the seat in the previous parliament.[1]


  1. ^ "Local Intelligence". Lyttelton Times. IX (583). 5 June 1858. p. 5. Retrieved 3 May 2013.