|14th Parliament of New Zealand|
|Legislative body||New Zealand Parliament|
|Term||21 June 1900 – 3 October 1902|
|Election||1899 New Zealand general election|
|House of Representatives|
|Speaker of the House||Maurice O'Rorke|
|Leader of the Opposition||William Russell|
|Members||45 (at start) |
42 (at end)
|Speaker of the Council||Henry Miller|
|Monarch||HM Edward VII |
— HM Victoria until 22 January 1901
|Governor||HE Rt. Hon. The Earl of Ranfurly|
The 14th New Zealand Parliament was a term of the New Zealand Parliament. It was elected at the 1899 general election in December of that year.
The 1899 general election was held on Wednesday, 6 December in the general electorates and on Tuesday, 19 December in the Māori electorates, respectively.The last electoral redistribution was undertaken in 1896 for the 1896 election, and the same electorates were used again. A total of 74 MPs were elected; 34 represented North Island electorates, 36 represented South Island electorates, and the remaining four represented Māori electorates. 373,744 voters were enrolled and the official turnout at the election was 77.6%.
The 14th Parliament sat for three sessions, and was prorogued on 5 November 1902.
|first||21 June 1900||21 October 1900|
|second||1 July 1901||8 November 1901|
|third||1 July 1902||3 October 1902|
|At 1899 election||At dissolution|
|Working government majority||28||30|
The Liberal Government of New Zealand had taken office on 24 January 1891.The Seddon Ministry under Richard Seddon had taken office in 1893 during the term of the 11th Parliament. The Seddon Ministry remained in power for the whole term of this Parliament and held power until Seddon's death on 10 June 1906.
The table below show the results of the 1899 general election:
Liberal Conservative Independent Liberal Liberal–Labour Independent
|Ashburton||Edward George Wright||John McLachlan||802||Charles John Harper|
|Ashley||Richard Meredith||751||Thomas Caverhill|
|Auckland, City of||Thomas Thompson||William Joseph Napier||1,440||James Job Holland|
|James Job Holland||William Crowther||938|
|William Crowther||George Fowlds||94|
|Avon||William Tanner||148||Arthur Rhodes|
|Awarua||Joseph Ward||1,732||W. T. Murray|
|Bay of Islands||Robert Houston||67||Norman Alexander McLeod|
|Bay of Plenty||William Herries||132||David Lundon|
|Bruce||James Allen||364||Crawford Anderson|
|Buller||Patrick O'Regan||James Colvin||552||Patrick O'Regan|
|Caversham||Arthur Morrison||1,108||William Henry Warren|
|Christchurch, City of||Charles Lewis||William Whitehouse Collins||1,760||Tommy Taylor|
|George Smith||Charles Lewis||418|
|Tommy Taylor||Harry Ell||221|
|Clutha||James William Thomson||497||Finlay McLeod|
|Dunedin, City of||Alexander Sligo||John A. Millar||2,319||Scobie Mackenzie|
|John A. Millar||James Arnold||1,564|
|Scobie Mackenzie||Alfred Richard Barclay||637|
|Eden||John Bollard||4||Malcolm Niccol|
|Egmont||Walter Symes||268||William Monkhouse|
|Ellesmere||William Montgomery||Heaton Rhodes||104||William Montgomery|
|Franklin||William Massey||1,180||W Findlay Wilson|
|Geraldine||Frederick Flatman||1,556||Charles Nicholson McIntosh|
|Grey||Arthur Guinness||786||Michael Hannan|
|Hawera||Felix McGuire||55||Charles E. Major|
|Hawke's Bay||William Russell||Uncontested|
|Invercargill||James Kelly||Josiah Hanan||4,640||James Kelly|
|Kaiapoi||Richard Moore||David Buddo||481||Richard Moore|
|Lyttelton||John Joyce||George Laurenson||1,813||William Jacques|
|Manawatu||John Stevens||148||Robert Bruce|
|Manukau||Maurice O'Rorke||1,031||John Edward Taylor|
|Marsden||Robert Thompson||1,314||George Alderton|
|Masterton||Alexander Hogg||1,191||Charles Cockburn-Hood|
|Mataura||Robert McNab||159||Irven Willis Raymond|
|Motueka||Roderick McKenzie||1,066||Walter Moffatt|
|Napier||Douglas Maclean||Alfred Fraser||38||Douglas Maclean|
|City of Nelson||John Graham||581||Richmond Hursthouse|
|Oamaru||Thomas Young Duncan||1,254||John Andrew MacPherson|
|Ohinemuri||Alfred Cadman||Jackson Palmer||295||Edward Moss|
|Otaki||Henry Field||305||Charles Morison|
|Pahiatua||John O'Meara||369||Harold Smith|
|Palmerston||Frederick Pirani||515||William Wood|
|Parnell||Frank Lawry||840||Hugh Campbell|
|Patea||George Hutchison||129||Arthur Remington|
|Rangitikei||Frank Lethbridge||532||James Jervis Bagnall|
|Riccarton||William Rolleston||George Russell||1||William Rolleston|
|Selwyn||Cathcart Wason||Charles Hardy||140||John Rennie|
|Taieri||Walter Carncross||460||Alexander Campbell Begg|
|Taranaki||Henry Brown||Edward Smith||127||Henry Brown|
|Thames||James McGowan||1,184||Henry Greenslade|
|Timaru||William Hall-Jones||2,275||James Stephen Keith|
|Tuapeka||Charles Rawlins||James Bennet||386||Charles Rawlins|
|Waiapu||James Carroll||1,329||Cecil Fitzroy|
|Waikato||Frederic Lang||322||John Hosking|
|Waikouaiti||Edmund Allen||332||John White|
|Waipawa||George Hunter||Charles Hall||557||George Hunter|
|Wairarapa||Walter Clarke Buchanan||J. T. Marryat Hornsby||156||Walter Clarke Buchanan|
|Wairau||Charles Mills||1,373||Walter Clifford|
|Waitaki||William Steward||1,427||John Campbell|
|Waitemata||Richard Monk||450||Charles Newman|
|Wakatipu||William Fraser||169||James Kelly|
|Wallace||Michael Gilfedder||219||Allen Carmichael|
|Wanganui||Gilbert Carson||Archibald Willis||709||Gilbert Carson|
|Wellington, City of||John Hutcheson||1,116||Kennedy Macdonald|
|Robert Stout||Arthur Atkinson||383|
|Suburbs of Wellington||Charles Wilson||Thomas Wilford||536||Alfred Newman|
|Eastern Maori||Wi Pere||907||Mohi Te Atahikoia|
|Northern Maori||Hone Heke||1,086||Eparaima Te Mutu Kapa|
|Southern Maori||Tame Parata||168||Taituha Hape|
|Western Maori||Henare Kaihau||1,812||Tureiti Te Heuheu Tukino V|
There were a number of changes during the term of the 14th Parliament.
|Electorate and by-election||Date||Incumbent||Cause||Winner|
|Otaki||1900||6 January||Henry Augustus Field||Death||William Hughes Field|
|City of Auckland||1900||27 April||William Crowther||Death||Joseph Witheford|
|Waihemo||1900||18 July||John McKenzie||Resignation||Thomas Mackenzie|
|Northern Maori||1901||9 January||Hone Heke Ngapua||Bankruptcy||Hone Heke Ngapua|
|City of Christchurch||1901||18 July||Charles Lewis||Resignation||George Smith|
|Patea||July 1901||18 July||George Hutchison||Resignation||Frederick Haselden|
|Patea||November 1901||6 November||Frederick Haselden||Election voided on petition||Frederick Haselden|
|Caversham||1901||19 December||Arthur Morrison||Death||Thomas Sidey|
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