1887 Port Chalmers by-election

The 1887 Port Chalmers by-election was a by-election held on 6 April 1887 in the Port Chalmers electorate during the 9th New Zealand Parliament.

The by-election was caused by the death on 11 February of the incumbent MP James Macandrew.

The by-election was won by James Mills. As he was the only candidate nominated, he was declared duly elected.[1][2]


  1. ^ "The Port Chalmers Seat". Thames Advertiser. 18 March 1887.
  2. ^ "The Port Chalmers Seat". The New Zealand Times. 7 April 1887.