Oroua (New Zealand electorate)
The electorate was first created for the 1902 election. Frank Lethbridge won the 1902 election against Arthur Henry Tompkins. Lethbridge had since the 1896 election represented the Rangitikei electorate. When he retired in 1908,David Guthrie became the next representative. Guthrie joined the Reform Party when it formed in 1909 and held the Oroua electorate until the retired in 1925.
John Gordon Eliott of the Reform Party succeeded Guthrie in the 1925 election and represented Oroua for one parliamentary term, as he was defeated by John Cobbe of the United Party in the 1928 election. Cobbe became part of the National Party when the United and Reform Parties amalgamated in 1936. Cobbe held the electorate until it was abolished in 1938, and then continued to represent the Manawatu electorate.
|1902 election||Frank Lethbridge|
|1908 election||David Guthrie|
|1925 election||John Gordon Eliott|
|1928 election||John Cobbe|
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840–1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.