Christchurch North (New Zealand electorate)


Christchurch North (New Zealand electorate)

Christchurch North is a former New Zealand Parliamentary electorate.

The electorate was in the northern suburbs of Christchurch, New Zealand.[citation needed]

Contents

History

The electorate existed three times:[citation needed]

It was held by three Premiers or Prime Ministers, Julius Vogel (1884 to 1889), Sidney Holland and Mike Moore.[citation needed]

Election results

1881 to 1890

From 1881 to 1890, Christchurch North was represented by three MPs:[1]

Election Winner
1881 election Henry Thomson (Independent)
1884 election Julius Vogel (Independent)
1887 election
1889 by-election Edward Wingfield Humphreys[2] (Independent)

1905 to 1946

From 1905 to 1946, Christchurch North was represented by five MPs:[1]

Election Winner
1905 election Charles Matthew Gray (Independent)
1908 election Tommy Taylor (New Liberal)
1911 by-election Leonard Isitt (Independent then Liberal)
1911 election
1914 election
1919 election
1922 election
1925 election Henry Holland (Reform)
1928 election
1931 election
1935 election Sidney Holland (Reform then National)
1938 election
1943 election

1984 to 1996

From 1984 to 1996, Christchurch North was represented by one MP:

Election Winner
1984 election Mike Moore (Labour)
1987 election
1990 election
1993 election

References

  1. ^ a b Scholefield, Guy Hardy (1950) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840–1949. Wellington: Govt. Printer. p. 156. 
  2. ^ "Christchurch North Election". The Star. Issue 6577, 20 June 1889. pp. 3. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=TS18890620.2.22. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 

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