Collingwood (New Zealand electorate)

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


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


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


The electorate was represented by three Members of Parliament:[2]



Election Winner
1861 election Andrew Richmond
1866 election
1868 by-election Arthur Collins
1871 election
1873 by-election William Gibbs
1875 election
1879 election


  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.