Marlborough (New Zealand electorate)

Marlborough is a former New Zealand Parliamentary electorate, in the Marlborough region at the top of the South Island.

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Population Centres

The electorate is rural. It is a noted wine area where grapes are grown for wine. The largest town is Blenheim, with Picton the only port.

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History

The electorate was created in 1938, replacing the Wairau electorate. In 1996 with the advent of MMP the electorate was included into the Kaikōura electorate. The then MP Doug Kidd was the first MP for Kaikōura.

Election results

Election Winner
1938 election Edwin Meachen (Labour)
1943 election
1946 election Tom Shand (National)
1949 election
1951 election
1954 election
1957 election
1960 election
1963 election
1966 election
1969 election
1970 by-election Ian James Brooks (Labour)
1972 election
1975 election Edward Latter (National)
1978 election Doug Kidd (National)
1981 election
1984 election
1987 election
1990 election
1993 election

References

  • New Zealand Parliamentary Record 1840-1984 by J. O. Wilson (1985, 4th edition, Government Printer, Wellington)





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