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Years Term Electorate Party
1908–1909 17th Oroua Independent
1909–1911 Changed allegiance to: Reform
1911–1914 18th Oroua Reform
1914–1919 19th Oroua Reform
1919–1922 20th Oroua Reform
1922–1925 21st Oroua Reform

David Henry Guthrie (1856 – 31 March 1927) was a New Zealand politician of the Reform Party.

He was the Minister of Railways (1922–1923) in the Reform Government, and the Member of Parliament for Oroua from 1908 to 1925, when he retired.

He was then appointed to the Legislative Council, from 1925 to 1927 when he died.


  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 201. OCLC 154283103.
  • Wood, G. A. (1996) [First ed. published 1987]. Ministers and Members in the New Zealand Parliament (2nd ed.). Dunedin: University of Otago Press. pp. 92, 114. ISBN 1-877133-00-0.
  • "Hon D H Guthrie (photo)". New Zealand Herald (Papers Past). 1 April 1927.
Political offices
Preceded by
William Massey
Minister of Railways
Succeeded by
Gordon Coates
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Frank Lethbridge
Member of Parliament for Oroua
Succeeded by
John Gordon Eliott