Harold Livingstone Tapley

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New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1925–1928 22nd Dunedin North Reform

Harold Livingstone Tapley CMG (25 January 1875 – 21 December 1932) was a New Zealand politician of the Reform Party.

Born in Semaphore, South Australia in 1875, Tapley emigrated to Dunedin in 1893.[1]

He represented Dunedin North in Parliament from 1925 to 1928, when he was defeated.[2]

He was the Mayor of Dunedin from 1923 to 1927. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in 1926.[2]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Mr. H. L. Tapley, Dunedin". Evening Post. 21 December 1932. p. 10. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Scholefield, Guy (1950) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949 (3rd ed.). Wellington: Govt. Printer. p. 142. 
Political offices
Preceded by
James Sandilands Douglas
Mayor of Dunedin
Succeeded by
William Burgoyne Taverner
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Jim Munro
Member of Parliament for Dunedin North
Succeeded by
Jim Munro