Collingwood (New Zealand electorate)

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

LocationEdit

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

HistoryEdit

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

MembersEdit

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

Election ResultsEdit

1868 by-electionEdit

1868 Collingwood by-election[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Arthur Collins 67 44.37
Independent William Gibbs 64 42.38
Independent Edmund Wastney 20 13.25
Turnout 151
Majority 3 1.99

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  3. ^ "Collingwood Election". Colonist. 27 March 1868.
  4. ^ "Collingwood Election". Colonist. 20 March 1868.