Robert Mitchell (New Zealand politician)

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New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1868–1869 4th Waikouaiti Independent

Robert Mitchell was a 19th-century Member of Parliament from Otago, New Zealand.

In 1864, Mitchell was chosen as one of the wardens for the Hawkesbury district.[1] In 1865, Mitchell was one of the promoters of an Agricultural and Pastoral Association for the Waikouaiti district, covering the same area as the Waikouaiti electorate.[2]

He represented the Waikouaiti electorate from the 1868 by-election to 1869 when he resigned.[3]


  1. ^ "News of the Week". Otago Witness (643). 26 March 1864. p. 13. Retrieved 8 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Otago Daily Times". Otago Daily Times (1135). 10 August 1865. p. 4. Retrieved 8 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 220. OCLC 154283103.